or shak·shou·ka

[ shak-shoo-kuh ]

  1. a dish of North African origin consisting of eggs poached or baked in a spicy tomato sauce with bell peppers and onion.

Origin of shakshuka

First recorded in 1925–30; partly from Modern Hebrew and partly from North African dialectal Arabic shakshūka “mixture”

Words Nearby shakshuka Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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