Never heard of shakshuka? We're happy to introduce you. This is a yummy Middle Eastern breakfast that is both nutritious and filling. You'll love it! Plus, it contains certain spices-namely, cumin, fennel, coriander, and mint-that soothe digestive disorders like gas and bloating that can often crop up during menopause.
Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, Pluck, garlic, coriander, paprika, cumin, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Sauté, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, until the vegetables have softened.
Add the fresh tomatoes and tomato sauce, Cover the skillet, lower the heat to medium, and let the mixture simmer for about 15 minutes. Uncover and cook a bit longer to allow the mixture to reduce and thicken a little.
With a wooden spoon, make 2 indentations, or "wells" in the tomato mixture. Gently crack an egg into each indention. Reduce the heat and low, cover the skillet, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until the egg whites are set but the yolks are still soft. Uncover and sprinkle on the parsley and mint before serving.