Mexican Shakshuka

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Susan Ohtake, CPT

Here's how to make the same old scrambled eggs exciting!

Try this out...

In this recipe, a traditional Middle Eastern dish gets a makeover in this version with Southwestern spices, lime, and cilantro. Delicious!

Best part? All it takes is one skillet and a few minutes of prep.

Serves 2-3

Prep time: 20 minutes

This is perfect for an impressive brunch dish, or casual weeknight meal. You can change it up by adding cheese, sour cream, or additional spices.

Looks and tastes amazing, but only requires one pan and a few minutes!

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2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon oregano

1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilis, with juices

6 eggs

Juice of 1 lime

1 avocado, pitted and sliced

Fresh chopped cilantro

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste


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    • Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic. Cook until softened.
    • Add the seasonings and cook for another minute or so.
    • Add the diced tomatoes and simmer for about 5 minutes.
    • Add the eggs to the pan and cover.
    • Cook for 8-10 minutes, until eggs are done to your liking.
    • Drizzle the lime juice over top.
    • Serve topped with sliced avocado and fresh cilantro.
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