Wednesday, September 2, 2015


     What is ratatouille? Have you seen that cartoon movie with the little rat? Well, they end up making this famous traditional French stewed vegetable side dish. Beautifully presented as layers and packed full of flavor, this dish is so easy and delicious that you will make it as much as possible. Especially if you have a garden full of fresh vegetables, this dish is easy to make and will feed a lot of your family. I was surprised how quick and easy this dish was. I was also surprised it turned out so pretty too. Ratatouille.
  • 2 small zucchini
  • 2 small yellow squash
  • 2 orange bell peppers
  • 1 small eggplant
  • 2-3 small tomatoes
  • 1/2 12 oz can tomato sauce
  • Garlic
  • Onion powder
  • Olive oil
  • Herb de Provence
  • Goat cheese


1.       Slice all vegetables into ½ inch thick slices. Slice pepper into ½ slice rings. You can even cut them in half if they do not fit the same size.

2.       Take half can of tomato sauce and pour into 9x13 pan.

3.       Sprinkle some garlic and onion powder

4.       Begin layering each vegetable in a sequence until all has been used up or no more room. (See picture)

5.       Drizzle with some olive oil and sprinkle some Herb de Provence.

6.       Cover with parchment paper or tinfoil.
7.       Bake covered for 45 minutes in 375 degree oven.

8.       Sprinkle with some fresh goat cheese and serve.

     That is it! Simple delicious and full of flavor. A simple French dish that anyone can make and will not be intimidating to do.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 4+


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