• Preparation
    15 minutes
  • Cook Time
    30 minutes
  • Serves
    4 people
  • Difficulty

Behind the recipe

Delicious and tasty breakfast

Shakshuka is a simple, healthy vegetarian breakfast derived from North Africa and the Middle East. Shakshuka means “a mixture”, it is a traditional dish made of pouched eggs in a tasty thick tomato and onion sauce with various spices. There are different variations and your options are endless of what to add, so take a shot and make the best shakshuka you have ever tasted.



  • Red onion
  • Red pepper
  • Fresh garlic, diced
  • Olive oil
  • Black beans
  • White beans
  • Jan Braai sauce
  • Tomato paste
  • Tomato and onion can
  • Left over braai meat
  • 4-5 eggs
  • Grated cheese
  • Feta cheese
  • Fresh bread


Using your Nexgrill App set the Pellet grill to the smoke cooking method at 180°C using the Oakford Premium Pellets Heritage Blend.

Cooking Instructions

  1. 1

    Place a cast iron pan on the grid when the pellet grill reaches the temperature. Sauté diced onion, red pepper and garlic in a bit of olive oil.

  2. 2

    While that is cooking, cut up all your left over braai meat into small bite-size pieces and add the tomato paste, beans, Jan Braai sauce, and the tomato and onion mix to your pan.

  3. 3

    Cook for the next 5-7 minutes for the flavours to infuse and then remove the pan from the heat. Make a few small holes in the contents of your pan, and break an egg into each one. Top with grated cheese and mozzarella.

  4. 4

    Increase the temperature to 200°C and place it back on your Oakford Pellet Grill for 20 minutes till the eggs are done to your liking.

  5. 5

    Serve with fresh bread toasted in slices on your Oakford.

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