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Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a typical Mediterranean dish. The best-known version comes from Nice.

It is a ragout of different vegetables (aubergines, peppers, courgettes, onions) in a tomato sauce.

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Last modified on: September 29th 2013

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 8 min.44 min.1 hour 52 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
40 min.
Stage 2
2 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #2 Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on medium heat and add 1 bayleaf, thyme, 2 cloves garlic and 2 sheets sage.

Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Stage 3
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #3 Add the tomatoes, salt and pepper. Mix well.

Turn down the heat and cover. Leave to cook like this for 1 hour while you prepare the other vegetables.
Stage 4
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #4 Peel the aubergines and dice them.
Stage 5
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #5 Pour 3 tablespoonsful of oil into a frying pan on medium heat and add the diced aubergine, salt and pepper. Cook until they are lightly browned.

Set aside.
Stage 6
10 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #6 Peel the peppers and dice them (using different colours makes the dish look attractive).
Stage 7
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #7 Using the same frying pan on medium heat, pour in 3 tablespoonsful of olive oil and add the diced peppers, salt and pepper.

Cook until tender.

Set aside.
Stage 8
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #8 Wash the courgettes, cut in half lengthways then slice.
Stage 9
7 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #9 Using the same frying pan on medium heat, pour in 3 tablespoonsful of olive oil and add the courgettes, salt and pepper.

Cook until tender.

Set aside.
Stage 10
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #10 Prepare the onion and slice thinly.
Stage 11
15 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #11 Using the same frying pan on medium heat, pour in 3 tablespoonsful of olive oil and add the onion, salt and pepper.

Cook until lightly caramelized.

Set aside.
Stage 12
5 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #12 Take the lid off the pan of tomatoes, remove and discard the herbs and garlic and leave some of the liquid to boil off.
Stage 13
3 min.
Ratatouille : Photo of step #13 Then add all the vegetables and a few thyme leaves. Mix well.

Heat everything through together for a few minutes.

Your ratatouille is ready.

Remarks

The proportions given are only for guidance, so you can adapt them to suit your own taste.

Ratatouille can be served hot or cold, either on its own or with rice, for example.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
201223 gr101 gr169 gr
101 %9 %9 %26 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
851 gr4 gr7 gr
4 %<1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3353 gr16 gr28 gr
17 %1 %2 %4 %
% 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 6 people : 9.26 €
Per person : 1.54 €

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