Summer’s Bounty “Shakshouka”


I now have patty pan squash and carrots coming out of my ears! It seems like every dinner starts with a cutting board like the one below.

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My first night back to work after the California trip, I returned from Philadelphia and just stared at the produce in my kitchen, trying to come up with something new for dinner.  I started with the thought of a vegetable hash with eggs…that’s not new. Then I remembered that my sister-in-law had made some tomato sauce with my tomatoes while I was gone, and there was some left in the fridge. I decided to make a rift on shakshouka, a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions.  I decided to roast the squash and carrots, along with some yellow beans, then cook that in the tomato sauce and cook the eggs on top.

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It turned out so tasty, that even though the portions were huge, we devoured it. I especially liked mine with a little sriracha.

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Another thing we learned while making this, was that roasted beans are delicious! We could have eaten them all while waiting for the other veggies to cook.

Summer’s Bounty “Shakshouka”

4 – 5 carrots, sliced (from the garden)

2 medium patty pan squash, chopped (from the garden)

4 – 6 oz yellow (or green) beans, trimmed (from the garden)

2 Tbsp olive oil

Sea salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper

2 – 3 cups home-made tomato sauce 

4 – 6 eggs

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425F.

Prepare the green beans for roasting by placing them on a baking sheet,  tossing with 1 Tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper.

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Prepare the carrots and zucchini for roasting by placing them on a second baking sheet and tossing with 1 Tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper

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Roast the green beans by turning every 5 min for about 15 min, or until browned. Roast the carrots and zucchini by turning every 10 minutes for about 30 min, or until browned.

Heat the tomato sauce in a large skillet.  Stir in the vegetables

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Make wells and crack the eggs into the wells.

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Cover and cook over medium-high heat for 5 – 8 minutes, until eggs are the desired doneness.Enjoy!

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Serves 4 with large portions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Categories: Breakfast, Carrot, Green Beans, Kosher, Main Dish, Recipe, Vegetarian | Tags: , | Leave a comment

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Let me know what you think of this post, and if you try the recipe, please let me know how it was and any suggestions you have. Thanks, Andrea

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