Easy Ratatouille

World-famous Provençal recipe, the perfect summer main course. Can be also customised with the addition of pumpkins or potatoes. Try this easy version, inspired by the original classic…

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1/2 eggplant
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 2 red tomatoes
  • 1/4 onion
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil
  • salt & black pepper


  • Prepare the tomatoes: boil in water for 30 seconds, drain and remove the peel, remove the seeds and slice or chop into cubes
  • Slice or chop the peppers, eggplants and zucchini, and finely mince garlic, thyme and basil
  • Dice the onions, put them in a deep saucepan with olive oil and stir fry until golden brown
  • Add peppers first and a pinch of salt, and cook at medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Add eggplants and zucchini, cover and cook for another 5 minutes at low heat
  • You can add some water if necessary, until vegetables soften
  • Finally add tomatoes, garlic, thyme and basil
  • Cook at low heat for another 15 minutes, stirring frequently
  • Season with pepper and serve with a warm baguette or bruschetta

Best Served With

Have you tried it with omelette?