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Our Home Made Ratatouille (Recipe)

Updated: Nov 9, 2023

Learn how to prepare our home made ratatouille, the famous French recipe.

French Ratatouille Food

Time: 1h

4 persons


This is what you'll need to prepare our home made ratatouille recipe:

- 5 tomatoes

- 2 eggplants

- 1 red bell pepper - 1 zucchini - 2 onions - 1 garlic clove - Some thyme, rosemary and bay leaves

- 3 tbsp of olive oil

- Salt and pepper


Dice the eggplants and zucchini, salt. Peel and slice the onions. Cut the bell pepper into large pieces (seed them and remove the white membrane). Dice the tomatoes (I peel them first but it’s up to you).

Peel and chop the garlic finely. (Make sure you remove the germ.)

Reserve each of the vegetables in a separate container. The cooking of the vegetables for the ratatouille is done in a very precise order.

Heat the oil in a sauté pan, then sweat the onions with a pinch of salt.

Add eggplants and peppers, season again with fine salt and cook over medium heat for 5 min.

Add zucchini and salt, then cook over medium heat for 5 min.

Then add garlic, thyme, bay leaves, rosemary, then the tomatoes.

Let simmer over low heat and cover for 30 minutes.


Bon appétit!

Note: it is possible to add black pitted olives if you like.

Do you want more healthy recipes? You can find all the recipes prepared and/or recommended by My French Dietitian by clicking on the below photo.

French Ratatouille dish

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