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Harissa Baked Eggs

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COURSE: Breakfast
CUISINE: Middle Eastern
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes
SERVINGS: 2 people
CALORIES: 171kcal
AUTHOR: The Home Cook's Kitchen
These harissa baked eggs are so easy to make and adds a kick to your morning breakfast. Combing traditional Middle Eastern ingredients and spices, it will knock your socks off!


  • 1/2 yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp harissa, ground
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 slices bread, to serve


  • Preheat oven to 400F/200C
  • Heat olive oil in a small saucepan over low to medium heat.
  • Add onions, sauté 5 minutes, then add the tomatoes.
  • Stir tomatoes, then add the 4 tablespoons of water
  • Add spices, salt and pepper and simmer a further 5 minutes, or until tomatoes start to reduce.
  • Add tomato base to an oven proof, cast iron skillet.
  • Made three little nests in the tomato base, and crack one egg into each nest.
  • Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes, or until eggs are cooked to liking. *


* cooking time will vary depending on the size of skillet you use, and the type of oven. Ours took closer to 30 minutes to get the eggs cooked through. We also used a small skillet.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 245mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1715IU | Vitamin C: 20.5mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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