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Classic French Ratatouille

ChefMerlin's picture
Ratatouille is a provincial French dish. It is a hearty vegetable stew that has eggplant. It is very delicious and easy to make. Ratatouille can be served as a vegetarian or as a side dish. The flavours of the vegetables are nicely blended into the herbs and topped with the cheese.
  Eggplant 1 Large
  Red onion 1
  Zucchini/1 yellow squash and 1 zucchini) 2 Medium
  Bell peppers 2 (Any Two Colors)
  Sun dried tomato vinaigrette 8 Ounce (Half Bottle)
  Canned diced tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Garlic cloves/2 teaspoon garlic powder 4
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) Slice the zucchini, onion, bell peppers and eggplant.
2) Place then in a large pan, pour in the sun dried tomato vinaigrette, stir and cook over a medium-high heat for about 8 minutes.
3) Add the garlic, canned tomatoes, parsely, basil, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4) Remove in a 9 x 13 casserole pan, spread evenly. Then sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese and the shredded Mozzarella cheese.
5) Place in the preheated oven at 350 degree F for 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Summer calls for healthy indulgences, and the classic French ratatouille is a perfect example of it. Prepared using eggplant, this classic stew also boasts of other fresh summer yields like zucchini, red peppers, tomatoes, squash, and loads more. Chef Merlin prepares a lip-smacking, flavorful stew that not only melds strong, savoury flavors together, but also makes for a yummy treat.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 155 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.7%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19.1 mg6.4%

Sodium 370 mg15.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24.1%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 10 g19.4%

Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 102.1%

Calcium 20.5% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

veg.foodie's picture
Baked ratatouille is definitely easier than the stewed one... i love this recipe. you have struck a very nice combo of vegetables and spiced here... i love especially eggplant! thanks for this :)
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