Ratatouille

A healthy French classic dish


Enjoy this healthy classic French dish, originating in Nice. It can be served by itself as a vegetarian main course or it's great with steamed fish!


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 2 large aubergines
  • 2 medium courgettes
  • 2 red peppers
  • 4 large, ripe tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 x 25g / 4½oz. pack of fresh basil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar

Method

  1. Cut the aubergines, peppers and courgettes into chunks
  2. Skin and deseed the tomatoes and cut into large chunks
  3. Brown the aubergines in a pan for 5 minutes with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, then brown the courgettes in the same pan using 1 tablespoon of the olive oil for 5 minutes
  4. With the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil repeat with peppers ensuring none of the vegetables are over cooked. With the oil that’s left in the pan, cook the onion for about 5 minutes, add the garlic and cook for another minute - make sure not to burn the garlic
  5. Stir in the vinegar and sugar and put in the tomatoes and half of the basil
  6. Put all the vegetables back in the pan and cook for 5 more minutes
  7. Serve with the remaining torn basil

Serving Suggestions

Add some chili to spice it up or serve with some crusty wholegrain bread

info

Great accompaniment to meat or fish

Disclaimer

Click here for more details
Ratatouille

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

Cost

Medium

Medium

5-a-day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeSaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
691kj
166kcal
8%
Fat
9.4g
13%
Saturates
1.5g
8%
Sugars
11.8g
13%
Salt
0g
0%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (347g)
Energy199Kj 691Kj
48Kcal 166Kcal
Fat2.7g 9.4g
(of which saturates)0.4g 1.5g
Carbohydrate3.9g 13.4g
(of which sugars)3.4g 11.8g
Fibre1.8g 6.1g
Protein1.1g 3.8g
Salt0g 0g

Recipe rating

Current rating: 0 (0 ratings)