Bavarian Şakşuka


Bavarian Şakşuka

Bavarian Veggie Delight: A Twist on Turkish Şakşuka

In the heart of Bavaria, we bring you a delightful twist on the traditional Turkish dish, Şakşuka. This Bavarian version combines the vibrant flavors of fresh vegetables with a touch of Bavarian flair. Perfect for those seeking a vegetarian delight with a Bavarian twist.

Jan Dec

15 minutes

15 minutes

30 minutes

4 servings


Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low calorie


Paleo, Keto, High protein, High fat, Low carb


While the original Turkish Şakşuka is typically served as a warm appetizer, this Bavarian adaptation transforms it into a hearty main course. We've also added a Bavarian touch by incorporating local vegetables and spices, giving it a unique flavor profile. We alse have the original recipe for Şakşuka, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 120 kcal / 502 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 6g, 1g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 15g, 8g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Salt: 0.5g


  1. 1.
    Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. 2.
    Add the diced onion and minced garlic to the pan and sauté until translucent.
  3. 3.
    Add the diced red and green bell peppers, zucchinis, and tomatoes to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. 4.
    Stir in the tomato paste, paprika, caraway seeds, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  5. 5.
    Remove from heat and garnish with fresh parsley.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Zucchinis — Make sure to dice the zucchinis into small, uniform pieces to ensure even cooking.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a spicier kick, add a pinch of chili flakes to the dish.
  • Serve with a side of crusty Bavarian bread to soak up the flavorful sauce.
  • Feel free to add other seasonal vegetables such as mushrooms or eggplant for added variety.
  • This dish tastes even better the next day, so consider making it ahead of time and reheating for a quick meal.
  • Experiment with different herbs such as thyme or oregano to add your own twist to the dish.

Serving advice

Serve the Bavarian Şakşuka as a main course, accompanied by a side of Bavarian bread or a fresh green salad.

Presentation advice

Garnish the dish with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and a drizzle of olive oil for an appetizing presentation.