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This Lent, CatholicMom.com is once again privileged to partner with CRS Rice Bowl by sharing the CRS Rice Bowl featured recipes on each Lenten Friday. Why not try these simple recipes in solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the world? Don’t forget to place the money you saved by serving a meatless meal into your CRS Rice Bowl! Those funds help feed the hungry around the world and in your own community. If you don’t have a CRS Rice Bowl program in your own parish, click here to find out how to donate.

Shakshouka from Gaza
Makes 4 servings

  • 3 T fair trade olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 7oz can green chilis
  • 1 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 T ketchup
  • 2 t salt
  • 4 eggs
Heat oil in a large pan. Sauté onions and garlic. Add chilis including juice and cook until soft. Add tomatoes, ketchup and salt. Cook tomatoes down to a sauce. Make four holes in the sauce with a spoon. Crack the eggs into the holes and cover until the eggs cook. Leave yolks runny. 


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