Homemade Ratatouille

Homemade Ratatouille is a classic southern food that’s easy to make and very tasty. If you’re looking for a quick, easy, but still delicious healthy recipe, you’ve come to the right place. Although I’m sure that if you were in the city you could find it, (as there are many restaurants that offer this delicious fare), what I’m about to tell you is actually quite easy to make on your own, (and it’s great for parties too).

So, what are you waiting for? Break out the ingredients and get cooking! Your friends will be surprised when they find out that you made this from scratch.

Homemade Ratatouille is a great way to enjoy the flavours of France and Italy. The unique French and Italian sauces used in this tasty dish can be found all over the country making it an easy recipe to replicate at home.

To make this tasty dish, start with a dry roux that has been softened with a little water added. Then add in the butter, flour, garlic, and onion and mix thoroughly until smooth, then remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Next, use a blender or food processor to blend the ingredients together until smooth and creamy – this should yield a tasty dish that will have you asking for seconds more! Homemade Ratatouille is the ultimate comfort food.

Although the translation of this word is a little confusing, in essence, it refers to a dish that combines two different ingredients: rice and meat. Although many people will make this delicious dish with just these ingredients, you will discover that there are many ways to modify this dish so that it can also be spiced up.

You can add various types of herbs and spices, which will give this dish a more delicious taste, as well as different types of cheese, all of which will dramatically change the flavor of your meal. If you are looking for the best way to prepare a delicious meal using this delicious cheese, then you need to keep reading!

Homemade Ratatouille

Recipe by TiffanieCourse: LunchCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

Ratatouille with thin slices of eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, onion, Roma tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and served over seasoned tomato sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Eggplant

  • 1 Large Zucchini

  • 1 Large Yellow Squash

  • 1 Large Onion

  • 3 Roma Tomatoes

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil

  • 1-14.5 oz Can Tomato Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Italian Seasoning

  • 1/2 tsp Sweet Basil

  • 1 tsp Salt + To taste

  • Black Pepper to taste

  • Freshly Grated Parmesan, for topping

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Rinse all vegetables prior to cutting each into thin slices, about 1/8″-1/4″ thick coins.
  • Mix tomato sauce with Italian seasoning, sweet basil, and salt. In a baking dish with at least 2-3″ sides pour the seasoned tomato sauce into the bottom and spread evenly.
  • Begin layering vegetables flat over the top of the tomato sauce in a circular pattern, alternating each vegetable as you go. Once the tomato sauce is completely covered with the beautifully colored vegetables, drizzle olive oil on top and sprinkle with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes until vegetables are tender and tomato sauce is bubbling. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan before serving.

Reference : simplyhappenings.

 

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