Ratatouille

[ 1 ] August 28, 2013 |

Ratatouille. Eggplant and zucchini simmered with tomatoes, onions and garlic until tender and juicy.

A French Classic, ratatouille is a bowl of summer vegetables. Large chunks of tender vegetables, impregnated with rich flavors of the summer sun.

 

Ratatouille. Eggplant and zucchini simmered with tomatoes, onions and garlic until tender and juicy.

Ratatouille is usually served as a side dish, but may also be served as a meal on its own.

Most importantly, ratatouille needs time and good ingredients.

 

Ratatouille. Eggplant and zucchini simmered with tomatoes, onions and garlic until tender and juicy.

 

Ratatouille
 
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1½ teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups finely diced peeled eggplant
  • 2 cups finely diced zucchini
  • 1½ cups finely diced yellow squash
  • 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup diced seeded peeled tomatoes
  • 1½ tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) package crumbled goat cheese (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat ½ teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add eggplant; sauté 2 minutes. Remove eggplant from pan; set aside. Heat ½ teaspoon oil in pan; add zucchini, yellow squash, and bell pepper, sauté 2 minutes. Remove zucchini mixture from pan, and set aside. Heat ½ teaspoon oil in pan. Add chopped onion and garlic, and sauté 2 minutes. Stir in tomato; cook 3 minutes. Return eggplant and zucchini mixture to pan, and cook 5 minutes. Stir in basil, thyme, salt and pepper and simmer 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Top with goat cheese (optional).

 

 

Ratatouille. Eggplant and zucchini simmered with tomatoes, onions and garlic until tender and juicy.

Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Side Dishes, Vegetarian

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  1. A bowl of this and some crusty bread and stand outta my way. :)

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