Algerian Poached Eggs (Chakchouka)
30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
18 ingredients
4-6 servings
These eggs are poached in a delicious in a pepper ragout. This dish, with many variations, is a popular breakfast in North Africa, especially in Algeria and Tunisia. Most recipes include the eggs, but they can actually be left out as well for Vegetarians that do not eat eggs. VARIATION: Sometimes fresh shrimp or a spicy lamb sausage called merguez is added to the simmering peppers along with the eggs.

Categories:  peppers , tomato , african , low-sat.-fat , breakfast , egg , low-carb , low-in... , low-sodium , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , low-protein , low-calorie , <-30-mins , vegetarian , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (79.76 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 111.5 Calories from Fat 104.22
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.58g 71.26%
Saturated Fat 1.61g 32.25%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 48.73mg 8.12%
Total Carbohydrate 2.68g 3.57%
Dietary Fiber 1.37 g 21.92%
Sugars 0.51 g %
Protein 0.65g 5.21%
Vitamin A 1847.96IU% Vitamin C 3.02mg%
Calcium 13.33mg% Iron 0.89mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cumin seed, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, fresh ground pepper