Green Shakshuka

The Green Shakshuka is a cool summer dish. Because we have zucchini, New Zealand spinach, jalapeno and new onion too in our garden and we love the dish made from the fresh vegetables.

And I have also homemade harissa powder in my kitchen because it is my favorite spices mix.

Green Shakshuka

Green Shakshuka

Green Shakshuka is a complete and easy summer dish for lunch or dinner.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Hungarian, Middle East
Keyword: cheap, easy, spinach, summer, zucchini
Servings: 2 people
Author: Myreille


  • 1 medium zucchini (courgette) (No need to peel the fresh zucchini.)
  • 2 cups spinach leaves New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonoides)
  • 1 onion whith green leaves
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon harissa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg
  • 3 tablespoons natural yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower (or canola) oil


  • Dice the zucchini. Dice also the onion and slice the green leaves of onion (or spring onion). Slice the fresh jalapeno.
  • Heat oil in a pan (skillet) on medium heat. Add the onion than cook for 2-3 minutes or until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the zucchini and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently. When zucchini has half softened, add ½ cup water, the salt, the jalapeno and the harissa powder and cook for another minute
  • Add the spinach and stir until it just starts to wilt. Add the natural yogurt, stir it then turn the heat to low.
  • Create 4 small gaps and crack the eggs into each well. Cover and cook for 12 minutes or until the whites are set but the yolks are creamy.
  • Sprinkle green leaves of onion (or spring onion).