Saturday, February 22, 2014

Susan's Ratatouille

This recipe comes from a book Susan bought in Germany called Knoblauch Kueche, which means Garlic Cuisine, and everything is made with garlic. We enjoyed this recipe many times and she made it for me again when I was in NZ visiting her. It is simple but so good!

For 6-8 people.

2 big onions, coarsely chopped
3 garlic cloves, pressed
4 T olive oil
2 medium-sized eggplants, cubed
3 big red bell peppers, seeded and cut in strips
2 medium-sized zucchini, sliced
650 g ripe tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 T sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Parsley, minced
Cheese, grated (parmesan) (optional)

Saute the onion and garlic over medium heat ca. 15 minutes till translucent. Add eggplant, red pepper and zucchini .Stir and then let cook 30 minutes covered, till the vegetables are soft. Add tomatoes and sugar and simmer another 5 minutes. Just before serving, sprinkle with parsley and cheese (optional).

1 comment:

sweet niece said...

I think 1 T sugar is a bit much. I throw in 1 Knorr veggie bouillon cube. Use a large can of crushed or diced tomatoes. Leave the peel on the eggplant. Serve over pasta.