Nightshade Free Shakshuka (No Tomatoes or Peppers)

Shakshuka is an amazing recipe of sauteed peppers simmering in a tomato sauce, and then you add eggs to poach in the tomatoes. This is a nightshade free shakshuka and proof and anything is possible.

A colorful, warm and so flavorful meals that you just can’t live without! Every time a beautiful skillet of simmering tomato & eggs popped up on my feed I just drooled. Tomatoes are a no go for me, so I would need a FAUX-MATO sauce to make this happen.  The Urban Poser has a good one. My roasted beet Marinara from Made Whole cookbook would work too!

Instead of peppers, I cut my carrots in long thin strips & used the chimichurri to recreate the salty tangy garnish of feta & parsley. I’ll tell ya… it was delicious!

Nightshade free shakshuka is born!



Nightshade Free Shakshuka!

  • Author: Cristina Curp
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30


  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 2 heads garlic
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 2-3 cups no-mato sauce
  • 1/2 cup bone broth
  • 5 leaves dino kale
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • pink himalayan salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp chimichurri (optional)


  1. Cut carrots & onion in long thin strips, julienne.
  2. Mince garlic, remove stems from kale & set aside.
  3. Heat coconut oil in a large, deep skillet.
  4. Add in onion, carrots, garlic & bay leaves.
  5. Saute on medium until onions are tender.
  6. Add in no-mato sauce & seasoning, let it simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  7. Stir in bone broth, especially if it’s getting too thick.
  8. Layer the kale over the sauce mixture, let them wilt a little. Do not mix in.
  9. Crack eggs into skillet and cover with a lid partially.
  10. Let it simmer until the egg whites are no longer translucent.
  11. Garnish as desired.
  12. If you do dairy, go ahead and crumble a little feta, if not I highly recommend the chimichurri.
  13. Serve alone, with cauli rice or roasted sweet potato 🙂
  14. Dazzle everyone at brunch.

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