French Ratatouille Recipe

Everyone knows that French people eat a lot, but somehow they still manage to stay slim. The answer is they eat healthy dishes with lots of vegetables and salads. This french ratatouille recipe is a perfect sample of fresh and healthy cuisine. Eat as much as you want and stay slim and healthy!

Ingredients for French ratatouille

Makes 4 servings

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • fresh or dried herbs: basil, oregano, thyme, parsley
  • fresh grounded black pepper

How to make ratatouille

Chop the onion.Cut bell peppers in thumb sized slices.Peel and dice eggplant.Dice zucchini.Peel, seed and chop tomatoes.

Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick pan over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring constantly until golden.

Add 1 cup water and the sliced bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, until liquid has evaporated, 5 minutes.

Add 1 cup water, the eggplant and zucchini; cook, stirring frequently, until liquid has evaporated, 7 minutes.

Add tomatoes, tomato juice, garlic, basil, oregano, thyme and black pepper. Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally; add additional water if necessary.

Uncover, reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking until vegetables are tender but still retain their shape and liquid has evaporated, 10 minutes.

Divide evenly among 4 plates, garnish with parsley and serve.

The Ratatouille may be served hot, cold or at room temperature. Bon Appetit!

Nutritional Information
per serving:

  • 1.5 WW-Points
  • 105 Calories
  • 3 g Total Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol
  • 233 mg Sodium
  • 20 g Total Carbohydrate
  • 4 g Dietary Fiber
  • 3 g Protein
  • 77 mg Calcium


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