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Small ratatouille with


Small ratatouille with
It's a hotch-potch of vegetables, cooked in two stages, onto which eggs are broken and cooked until the white only is just firm.
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Last modified on: June 12th 2011

For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
43 min.20 min.1 hour 3 min.
Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Prepare2 courgettes, cut into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Trim any leaves off 1 celery, keeping only stalks, then wash.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Cut each stalk in two lengthways, then into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Peel 1 green pepper with a peeler, then cut in four lengthways and remove white pith from inside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Cut each quarter into small sticks, then into small dice.

Reserve.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Wash 4 tomatoes, remove hard green stalk "core", cut into thick slices.

Set aside.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Peel, wash and chop 2 shallots.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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In a large pan on medium heat, heat 4 tablespoons olive oil, add chopped shallots.

Add 1 bayleaf, 1 sprig rosemary and 1 sprig thyme, salt and pepper.

Cook 1 minute.

Stage 9 - 4 min.
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Add celery, green pepper and courgettes, mix well, cover and cook 4 minutes.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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After this, tip vegetables into a dish, and discard bayleaf, thyme and rosemary.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Put pan back onto heat, pour in 2 tablespoons olive oil and add tomatoes.

Salt and pepper.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
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Cook covered for 2 to 3 minutes, then if possible remove tomato skins.

Allow to cook slowly until tomatoes disintegrate.

Stage 13 - 2 min.
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Tip green vegetables into pan with tomatoes, mix well and cook ratatouille a further minute or two.

Check seasoning.

Stage 14 - 10 min.
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Break 6 eggs carefully on top of ratatouille, trying to spread them evenly over the surface, without breaking them.

Cover and leave to cook until whites of eggs are firm, but yolks still runny.

Serve as soon as possible.

Remarks

This choice of vegetables can be varied to taste, and for a "true" ratatouille you should add other Mediterranean ones (garlic, aubergines, etc.), but it's already pretty good like this.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made

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