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What to Serve with Shakshuka? 9 BEST Side Dishes

So, we’re talking about Shakshuka, huh? This spicy, tomatoey dish is packed with poached eggs and is an absolute breakfast superstar.

But what to serve on the side? We have some killer suggestions.

From crunchy salads to fresh bread, let’s get you sorted with nine of the best side dishes for Shakshuka. Ready to upgrade your meal game? Let’s go!

Top 9 Side Dishes for Shakshuka

Here are our top nine picks for the perfect side dishes to serve with your Shakshuka:

1 – Pita Bread

Pita bread is a no-brainer with Shakshuka. It’s fluffy, slightly chewy, and perfect for scooping up all those tasty tomato juices.

We love how pita complements the spice of Shakshuka without overpowering it. It’s like they were made for each other.

Try toasting it a bit for an extra crunch.

2 – Roasted Potatoes

We love roasted potatoes for their crispy edges and fluffy inside. They’re the perfect vehicle for soaking up all that delicious shakshuka sauce.

The light seasoning of rosemary and garlic makes them pop. Plus, they add a heartiness that compliments the tomato and egg combo. For us, they really complete the meal.

3 – Sautéed Spinach

We love sautéed spinach because it’s light and packs a nutrient punch. It’s the ideal green side to balance the richness of Shakshuka.

Lightly seasoned with garlic, it brings out robust flavors without stealing the spotlight. The freshness of spinach complements the tangy tomatoes and rich eggs, creating a harmonious dish.

Perfect for those who crave a healthy edge.

4 – Chopped Salad

Let’s talk chopped salad. It’s fresh, crunchy, and light. Perfect to balance the hearty Shakshuka. We chop tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions. Add a zesty lemon vinaigrette.

The crisp veggies contrast beautifully with the rich eggs. We can never have enough of this refreshing combo. It’s a side dish that doesn’t steal the show but stands out.

5 – Avocado Fries

Avocado fries are crispy on the outside, creamy inside. The light breading adds a perfect crunch without overpowering the avocado flavor.

We love dipping them in a tangy sauce – pure heaven. Super simple to make, yet they feel fancy. It’s a fresh side that adds a fun twist to our Shakshuka spread.

6 – Hummus

Alright, let’s talk hummus! This creamy dip is a star with Shakshuka.

It has a smooth, rich texture that contrasts beautifully with Shakshuka’s spiciness. Drizzle some olive oil on top, and sprinkle with paprika.

We love it for its combination of flavors: nutty, tangy, and slightly garlicky. It’s a side that’s simple yet sophisticated.

7 – Tostadas

Tostadas are crispy corn tortillas topped with fresh, flavorful ingredients. We love how the crunch contrasts with the rich shakshuka.

They’re like mini flavor explosions in your mouth. Try topping them with some guacamole or salsa.

We find the balance of textures amazing. It’s great for adding an extra layer of excitement to your meal.

8 – Feta Cheese

Who doesn’t love feta cheese with the Shakshuka’s spiciness? It’s creamy, salty, and tangy.

It brings out the depth of the tomatoes and eggs. We crumble it generously over the dish.

It melts slightly, blending with the sauce. It’s like a flavor explosion in every bite.

Perfect to elevate your breakfast game.

9 – Grilled Vegetables

We love grilled vegetables for their smoky flavour and vibrant colour. Zucchini, bell peppers, and eggplant work best.

The charred edges add a delightful crunch.

They soften but keep a bit of bite. Grilled veggies bring a freshness that pairs well with Shakshuka’s rich depth.

Personal tip: include a drizzle of lemon juice.