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Green Spinach Shakshuka

Green Spinach Shakshuka

When you want a healthy green shakshuka without any tomatoes or any cream we got you covered.  Super easy when you use frozen spinach, you can have this meal ready in no time. 

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  • 4Servings


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 pound frozen chopped spinach, thawed or 1 pound fresh spinach, chopped, sauteed and drained
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 whole wheat pita breads or matzos
  • Garnish: roughly chopped fresh cilantro, red pepper flakes, 1/3 cup crumbled feta


1. Heat evoo in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Sauté onions with jalapeno cumin, coriander, salt and pepper for 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 more minute.

2. Add the spinach and cilantro and stir until well mixed. Taste and adjust seasoning. Make 8 wells with a spoon. Gently crack eggs into wells. Cover the skillet and cook until whites are set and yolks are the way you like them, between 3 and 5 minutes.

3. Remove pan from heat, garnish with desired toppings, we recommend a squeeze of lemon and a sprinkle of feta and eat with fresh hot pita, over rice, or a baked potato. 

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 410
  • Carbohydrate Content: 45 g
  • Fat Content: 18 g
  • Fiber Content: 9 g
  • Protein Content: 22 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 330 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g