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Ratatouille confite

Ratatouille confite

In this ratatouille recipe, the vegetables are cooked longer than usual to get a richer melting dish.

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Last modified on: June 12th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
50 min.1 hour 50 min.2 hours 40 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #1Wash, peel and cut 2 egg-plants or aubergine into small pieces .

Set aside.
10 min.
2 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #2Prepare 3 courgettes, cut into small pieces.

Set aside.
10 min.
3 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #3Wash, peel and cut 2 greens pepper into small pieces .

Set aside.
10 min.
4 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #4Wash 4 tomatoes, remove and discard the hard green stalk end, then cut in 2.

Prepare 1 onion.

Set aside.
10 min.
5 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #5Put 4 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan on medium heat. 1 min.
6 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #6When oil is hot, add aubergine, salt, pepper and cook 4-5 minutes. 5 min.
7 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #7Then put aubergine in a strainer and leave to drain. 2 min.
8 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #8In the same pan, without cleaning it, pour 2 more tablespoons olive oil and cook courgette pieces in the same way for 3-4 minutes.

Drain these in a strainer too.
4 min.
9 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #9Do the same thing with peppers. 5 min.
10 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #10Still using the same pan, pour in 3 tablespoons olive oil. When oil is hot, add onion, 3 sprigs parsley, 3 sprigs thyme, 3 leaves sage, salt, pepper and cook for 1-2 minutes. 2 min.
11 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #11Put tomato halves in the pan cut side down, cover and cook for 2 minutes. 2 min.
12 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #12Turn tomatoes over, and cook covered for 2 more minutes. 2 min.
13 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #13Remove tomatoes onto a plate, and you've got a pan full of flavours and herbs. 2 min.
14 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #14Put in all the vegetables except tomatoes, turn heat down to lowest, cover and leave to cook for at least one hour. 1 hour
15 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #15After this time, add tomatoes without skins, cover and leave to cook 30 minutes longer.

Then remove and discard herbs, and mix well.
30 min.
16 Ratatouille confite : Photo of step #16Check seasoning, put the pan in the centre of the table, and serve your guests directly onto their plates.

you can also serve pilaf rice with it.
5 min.

Remarks

For herbs, use what you have to hand and that you like, it's a quite versatile recipe. Similarly, you can add 1 or 2 garlic cloves en chemise.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
190517 gr71 gr173 gr
95 %7 %7 %26 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
801 gr3 gr7 gr
4 %<1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4764 gr17 gr43 gr
24 %2 %2 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 8.40 €
Per person : 2.10 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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And to drink?: A chilled rosé (if possible from Provence) otherwise a rather strong red wine, like a Mediterranean one.
Source: Home made.
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