The Plantbased & Un-cooked Experience


French Ratatouille

RatatouilleRatatouille is a famous French dish and it’s often made from fresh vegetables you have in the fridge. Ratatouille is also one of those every day dishes, you can make very quickly. It’s a nourishing and comforting food, especially when it’s cold outside. If you have kids, they will most likely love this simple vegan dish.

Yields: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tblsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 – 1 yellow onion, peeled, diced fine
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 3 large zucchini
  • 1 Italian eggplant, cubed
  • 2 orange, red or yellow bell peppers, diced fine
  • 6-8 tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup passata
  • 1 tblsp oregano
  • Celtic sea salt & black pepper to taste

How to make

  • Cut the eggplant into cubes. If the eggplant is not the italian version, toss the eggplant with the salt and place in a colander over a bowl for 30 min. – 1 hour, to drain away bitter juices. If you use Italian eggplant, it is not necessary to use salt and drain. Just cube the eggplant and use it as is.
  • Prepare the zucchini, tomatoes and bell peppers, onion and garlic
  • Add the coconut oil to a pot.
  • Add the onion and garlic and let them simmer for a bit.
  • Add the eggplant. Toss well
  • Add the zucchini, bell pepper and tomatoes. Mix well
  • Add the passata and the oregano
  • Cover with a lid and let the ratatouille simmer at medium heat for 30 min.

To Serve

Serve with steamed rice or quinoa and drizzle with fresh oregano

Storing

Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days.