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Easy Microwave Ratatouille

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Ingredients
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 60 Milliliter
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Eggplants 2 Medium
  Zucchini 6 Medium
  Green peppers 2
  Salt 10 Milliliter
  Thyme 5 Milliliter
  Sugar 5 Milliliter
  Basil 2 Milliliter
Directions

Pour the oil into an 8-cup (2 L) microwave-safe dish.
Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes.
Add the garlic and onions, stir well.
Microwave 3 minutes at HIGH.
Stir.
Add the eggplants, zucchini and green peppers, stir well.
Microwave 3 minutes at HIGH.
Add the remaining ingredients, stir until well mixed.
Cover and microwave at MEDIUM 8 to 9 minutes.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Stir.
Serve hot or pour into a ceramic dish, cover when cooled and refrigerate.
If you like pizza and make your own crust (microwave 3 to 4 minutes at HIGH) or buy it ready cooked but not garnished, here is how to make a Ratatouille Pizza very popular in the south of France.
Prepare the ratatouille as outlined before.
Cool.
Then spread a thick layer on the cooked pizza dough.
Top with 1 cup (250 mL) grated Gruyere cheese or sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese.
To serve hot, place in your microwave oven tray.
Microwave 3 minutes at MEDIUM, just as you are ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Party

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