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Ratatouille Nicoise

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  Tomatoes 4 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Green zucchini 3 , unpeeled and sliced
  Egg plant 1 Medium, peeled and diced
  Onions 2 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Green peppers 2 , cleaned and sliced
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced

1. Prepare garlic and other vegetables and keep them separately on a large platter.

2. Spoon some sugar over the tomatoes.
3. Take a heavy metal saucepan and heat ½ cup of oil into it.
4. Stir in onions and brown them lightly. Add eggplant and stir for 3 minutes until slightly softened. Stir in tomatoes and crush it to the mixture using a wooden spoon. Stir and blend the mixture for about 3 minutes.
5. Stir in zucchini, green peppers, and garlic and stir it well until combined.
6. Cook the mixture over the high heat for few minutes and keep on stirring for most of the time.
7. Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the thyme.
8. Simmer the mixture uncovered over low heat for an hour and stir once or twice during the cooking time.
9. When the mixture attains consistency of tomato sauce, just pour it into a covered dish and freeze it for 10 - 12 hours before serving.

10. Serve the ratatouille Nicoise after stirring in the remaining oil and lemon juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1905 Calories from Fat 1464

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 166 g255%

Saturated Fat 23.2 g115.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 118.7 mg4.9%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.3%

Dietary Fiber 36.3 g145.1%

Sugars 53.1 g

Protein 22 g43.8%

Vitamin A 131.6% Vitamin C 768%

Calcium 32.6% Iron 48.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ratatouille Nicoise Recipe