Ratatouille Recipe

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


Submitted by sharklovers

Makes 6 servings



Classic French by Julia Childs but totally healthy

Recipe Ingredients for Ratatouille

1/2 lb eggplant
1/2 lb zucchini
1 t salt, kosher
7 tbs Olive Oil, divided
2 c onion, thinly sliced
2 Bell Peppers, Green, thinly sliced into strips
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 lb tomatoes, firm but ripe, peeled, seeded, cut into 1/4 inch strips
3 T parsley, fresh, minced

Recipe Directions for Ratatouille

  1. Peel eggplant; cut lengthwise into 1/4" thick slices, then cut into 3" long and 1" wide strips. Cut zucchini into same size. Place eggplant and zucchini into bowl and sprinkle with salt. Let stand for 30 minutes then drain on paper towels; blot with additional towels.

  2. Heat 4 T oil in a lrge skillet over med high heat. Working in batches, add eggplant and zuchni to skillet; saute' to a light golden brown, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to a plate and reserve.

  3. Add 2 T of the oil to the skillet over medium heat. Add onions and peppers; saute until just tender, about 10-12 minutes. Stir in garlic; season with salt and pepper.

  4. Place tomato strips atop the onion-pepper mixture in skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cove skillet and coook on low heat until tomatoes begin to juice, about 5 minutes. Uncover; baste vegetables with their own juices in the skillet. Boil until juices are almost evaporated, 2-3 minutes.

  5. Transfer 1/3 of the onion/pepper/tomato mixture to a 2 1/2 qt pot; sprinkle with 1 T parsley. Top with half the eggplant/zucchini mixture, then the remaining onion/pepper/tomato mixture. Sprinkle with 1 T parsley. Top with remaining eggplant/zucchini mixture and sprinkle with 1 T parsley. Cover and simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes. Uncover and tilt the pot to baste the vegetables with their juices. until just a little juice reains in the pot, about 10 more minutes. Be careful at this point, as it can easily scorch.

  6. You can do this ahead up to 8 hours, cool slightly, cover then refrigerate. Serve at room temperature or warm to medium low before heating.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
198
Calories from Fat
146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.2g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
401mg
17%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
12.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
6.8g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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