Ratatouille

Step by step recipe:

  1. 40 min.Ratatouille : Photo of step #1
  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.
  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.
  4. 5 min.Ratatouille : Photo of step #4
    Peel the aubergines and dice them.
  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.
  6. 10 min.Ratatouille : Photo of step #6
    Peel the peppers and dice them (using different colours makes the dish look attractive).
  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.
  8. 5 min.Ratatouille : Photo of step #8
    Wash the courgettes, cut in half lengthways then slice.
  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.
  10. 5 min.Ratatouille : Photo of step #10
    Prepare the onion and slice thinly.
  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.
  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.
  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.

Recipes which use it: 1

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And to drink?

A well-chilled Provence rosé.

Source:

Home made.

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