This is the perfect time of year to make a ratatouille from the vegetables from your garden or the local farm stand. Choose your veggies based on what you have on hand. This recipe is very flexible! Very kid friendly as well!
Garden Fresh Ratatouille
2 T. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 small eggplant, cubed
1 green or red pepper, chopped
1 summer squash or zucchini, halved and thinly sliced
2 large tomatoes, chopped (or 1 14 oz. can diced tomatoes)
Saute garlic and onion in olive oil until onion is tender – about 6 minutes. Add eggplant and cook until eggplant is evenly tossed in oil. Add the pepper. Cover and cook about 10 minutes. Stir a few times. Add the squash and tomatoes. Add fresh basil and other herbs. Cover and simmer about 15 miunutes. Delicious!!