The Ratatouille is definitely an end of summer but also Indian Summer dish. This period of time is an amazing time to cook and eat. So many vegetables are in season, especially the colourful ones. Make this classic Provençal vegetable dish that is truly delicious. Sauté or roast it, but don’t simmer and have a look at Laclassedecuisine.com to get more recipes of Ratatouille.
First, here is the list of the different ingredients you will need to prepare The Ratatouille that serves 4 to 6
- 2 Eggplant
- 3 Courgettes
- 4 tomatoes
- 1 yellow pepper
- 1 onion finely chopped and 2 pressed garlic cloves
- 4 Tbsp Olive Oil
- Herbs of Provence
Now, here are the few steps you will need to follow to make The Ratatouille
Wash and cut all your vegetables into cubes, except for the pepper that you will cut into thin strips.
Heat a big pan with the olive oil and fry the onion first. Once it is lightly browned, add the eggplant cubes and let cook for 15 minutes or so, stirring frequently. Then, add the pepper strips and continue to cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Then add the diced zucchinis. Continue to let cook for 10 minutes. Finally add the diced tomatoes with your pressed garlic.
Cover and simmer about 1/2 hour. Once the pan is filled with the juice of the vegetables, remove the lid, increase the heat slightly and let reduce by adding salt, pepper and herbes de Provence.
Your Ratatouille is ready as soon as you have obtained a creamy texture and shining colours. And … Bon Appetit!
Now if you fancy this style of cooking try also Ratatouille with Butternut.