Ratatouille Recipe

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Looking for an easy Ratatouille recipe? Learn how to make Ratatouille using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



Essentially a vegetable stew, ratatouille is probably one of the most versatile dishes around: serve it hot, cold or at room temperature, and use it as a side dish, main dish, or appetizer with bread or crackers. From the American Diabetes Association. olive oil, onion, garlic, eggplant, zucchini, green bell pepper, tomatoes, basil, ground pepper capers (optional) cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Ratatouille

2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 clove garlic, minced
1 eggplant, peeled and diced
2 zucchini, thinly sliced
3/4 cup green bell pepper, diced (11333)
2 chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp basil (fresh? dried?)
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
3/8 tsp salt (added here to correct sodium)
1 tbsp capers, drained (optional)

Recipe Directions for Ratatouille

  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the onion and garlic; stir-fry over medium-high heat about 2 minutes.

  2. Add the eggplant and stir-fry about 2 minutes. Add the zucchini, green pepper, and tomatoes; stir-fry 3 minutes more.

  3. Add the basil, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 30 minutes over low heat.

  4. Uncover, stir gently, and simmer 10 minutes more. Add the drained capers. Serve hot or chilled.

  5. Variation Instructions:

  6. Eggplant, onion, tomatoes, and peppers are traditional ingredients in ratatouille, but don't be afraid to improvise and add summer squash, scallions, red bell peppers or other vegetables as desired.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 220.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
88
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
199mg
8%
Potassium
499mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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