This Provencal Tian is a high summer recipe and a tasty dish. With juicy tomatoes, and fragrant fresh garlic and basil it is an ideal dish to serve with some grilled Beef or a very cold Beef Carpaccio.
First, here is the list of the different Ingredients you will need to prepare the Provencal Tian that serves 4
- 2 eggplants and 2 large zucchinis
- 4 to 6 tomatoes, depending on size
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- Salt and pepper
- Olive oil
Now, here are the different steps you will need to follow to make the Provencal Tian
Wash vegetables, dry them and cut the eggplants, zucchinis and tomatoes into slices about 1 cm (1/2 inch) thick without peeling. Arrange the slices in a large baking dish, alternating the vegetables. On top, sprinkle with your crashed garlic. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme. Add a big drizzle of olive oil on the vegetables rows.
Put in a medium oven 160 ° to 180 °C (360° to 395°F) for about 50 to 60 minutes, sprinkle again with a big dash of olive oil halfway. Pass the dish for the last 10 minutes under the grill if you wish. Finally, the Tian is a dish that is cooked during summer because vegetables are full with sunshine ! Serve it with a cooled Beef Carpaccio, its is just delicious…