Ratatouille

Easy to make, full of garden fresh veggies.

Wondering what to make with all those fresh veggies from the garden or farmer’s market? Ratatouille is easy to make, full of nutrients and can be frozen to use over those cold winter nights.

What you will need

  • Large garden zucchini or 3 small zucchinis (approx 3 cups) diced
  • 1 large eggplant (2 cups) diced
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 2 fresh tomatoes chopped
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 2 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 1 bell pepper (I used 1/2 red and 1/2 green) chopped
  • dried oregano, parsley, paprika (1 -2 tsp)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • sea salt (1-2 tsp)
  • Balsamic Vinegar (2 tbsp)
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  1. Prepare all veggies by chopping,dicing to your preferred size. (I like a larger chunk of veggie)
  2. Heat olive oil, add onion and garlic, saute on medium heat.
  3. Add peppers, zucchini, then eggplant and tomatoes. Continue to saute until all veggies are soft.
  4. Add parsley, oregano , paprika and salt, mix well and continue to saute for another minute until spices are well blended.
  5. Add vegetable broth and tomato paste, stir gently and continue to simmer on med heat for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add balsamic vinegar and simmer on low for another 5 minutes. Add more vegetable broth if needed to cover veggies.
  7. Serve with rice, quinoa, or a nice slice of french bread!