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  • Poached Eggs (Shakshouka) and Polenta Fries

    Poached Eggs (Shakshouka) and Polenta Fries

    Eggs and Tomato Sauce, The Best Combo!

    Popular dish in numerous brunch restaurants, poached eggs in tomato sauce (shakshouka) are a must-try!

    For this recipe, we made polenta fries to go with the shakshouka so you can dip these small wonders in the egg yolk and tomato sauce. However, it’s better to make your fries the day before. Then, the next day, simply cook them to make them crispy. 

    This recipe is simple and only necessits a few basic ingredients. Your family or guests will be impressed by this fragrant dish when placed before them in the center of the table.

    If you have leftover tomato sauce, do not hesitate to make a full meal out of this shakshouka. Simply add pastas or a cereal with a source of protein such as legumes or poultry.

    Polenta fries can be kept in the freezer for a few months.

    SIMPLY DELICIOUS: For an interesting twist, try this green shakshouka.

    Preparation 25 min
    Cooking 45 min
    Refrigeration 12 h
    6 servings
    Worth the effort (moderate)

Nutritional Information

  • Calories
    388 Kcal
    Calories are units of energy. They represent a measurable quantity of energy brought by a food. Your energetic needs depend on your age, height, weight, gender and how active you are. The average need ranges around 2000 calories/day. A higher or inferior intake might affect your weight.
  • Lipids
    20.7 g
    32 % DV
    Lipids (fats) are essential to your body. They are an important source of energy. However, an excessive consumption is associated with weight gain and higher risks of chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular problems. Unsaturated fats are preferable to saturated or trans fats.
  • Saturated fats
    6.1 g
    31 % DV
    Saturated fats, commonly known as “bad fats”, are mostly found in processed foods and in some products of animal origin. If consumed in excess, they can have adverse effects on cardiovascular health, including increases in LDL-cholesterol levels. Try to eat better lipids such as those found in fish, nuts, oilseeds, and oils!
  • Cholesterol
    205 mg
    68 % DV
    Your body mainly uses cholesterol to produce hormones. It is only found in foods of animal origin such as meat, poultry, fish, and dairy products. However, dietary cholesterol has little to no influence on your cholesterol level compared to saturated and trans fats.
  • Sodium
    690 mg
    29 % DV
    In small quantities, sodium is an essential nutrient for your body. However, you probably eat too much of it without even being aware, and this overconsumption can have adverse effects on your health. Indeed, excess sodium targets organs and can lead to hypertension.
  • Carbohydrates
    35 g
    12 % DV
    Carbohydrates are a good source of energy. They are your brain’s main source of fuel for all functions. The carbohydrate group is divided into simple and complex sugars, fibers, and starches. Carbohydrates are mostly found in fruits, dairy products, baked goods, pastries, sweets, cereals, and legumes. It is recommended to not eat high quantities of added sugars. Limit your intake to 50 g/day.
  • Fibers
    5 g
    20 % DV
    Fibers have many health benefits. They are divided into two types: soluble and insoluble fibers. Soluble fibers can reduce your cholesterol level and help regulate glycemia (blood sugar levels). As for insoluble fibers, they increase stool bulk and regulate bowel function. Since they slow down the digestion process, they promote satiety, which contributes to appetite and weight control. You should consume at least 30 g everyday.
  • Proteins
    18 g
    Protein has different roles in your body. They are essential to muscle, blood, and even skin development! In fact, protein build most of your bodily structures. They also provide all the amino acids your body needs to make neurotransmitters, new molecules, enzymes, and even certain hormones!
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