Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Ratatouille (the stew, not the movie)

This is a pretty simple ratatouille recipe given to me by my mom.  It used up two of the many cans of tomatoes in my pantry, as part of the Eat from the Pantry Challenge.  Unfortunately there are still at least ten more cans.  The recipe originally called for less garlic but I love garlic, so I added more.  It's good hot, or even better after it's been chilled in the refrigerator overnight.


1/4 cup olive oil
3 garlic cloves
1 onion, sliced
1 eggplant, peeled and diced
3 zucchinis, unpeeled and sliced
1 green pepper, diced
2 14-oz. cans tomatoes
1 tsp. basil
Salt and pepper to taste

Saute garlic and onion in oil until limp.  Add eggplant and toss in oil.  Add zucchini and green pepper and cook for 5 minutes.  Add canned tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper.  Cook covered, for 20 minutes on medium-low heat.  Uncover and simmer down for another 20 minutes.

Check out more recipes at Ultimate Recipe Swap Thursday, Food on Fridays, Friday Feasts, Recipe Trader Sunday, Mouthwatering Monday, Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap, Tasty Tuesdays, and Foodie Friday!

Bookmark and Share


vignette design January 14, 2010 at 11:06 PM  

I've always wanted to make ratatouille! I will try this recipe asap! --Delores

Yvonne @ StoneGable January 15, 2010 at 12:27 AM  

Hi Laura, How's the challenge going? I love this recipe. So healthy and hearty.
Kudos for you- only 10 more cans to go!

Nancy Jane January 15, 2010 at 2:29 PM  

Years ago, when we had a large vegetable garden we had this dish frequently. Since then I've not made it much at all, but your post had caused me to become re-inspired! I can almost smell it cooking now...Nancy
PS: And my husband and I definitely agree with you about the garlic!

Mary Bergfeld January 15, 2010 at 2:54 PM  

This is a favorite dish of mine and I love the recipe you shared with us today. I hope you are having a wonderful Foodie Friday.

Melynda@Scratch Made Food! December 24, 2010 at 8:45 AM  

I really really wish I enjoyed eggplant more, because this looks so good, well except the eggplant. Thanks for sharing.

Post a Comment

Next Post Previous Post Home
Content © 2010-2014 by Frugal Follies.   © Blogger templates The Professional Template by 2008