.You can never go wrong with a flavorful vegetarian dish. This Ratatouille is packed with bell peppers which are an excellent source of carotenoids, vitamin A and C, and also a source of over 30 different members of the carotenoid nutrient family. So yummy and super healthy! Skip the bread to make the recipe ketogenic.
Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30-35 mins Total time: 45-50 mins
Ingredients • 1 red pepper • 1 green pepper • 1 yellow pepper • 2 yellow onions • 1 small eggplant • 1 zucchini • 3 garlic cloves • 3 tbsp olive oil • 2 8oz crushed tomatoes • ½ tbsp sugar (optional) • Salt and pepper • Whole wheat bread
Instructions 1. Rinse all vegetables and cut them up 1-inch pieces. 2. Chop the garlic. 3. Heat up the oil in a large pot on low heat. 4. Add the garlic and vegetables and cook stirring for about 5 minutes. Make sure the vegetables cook without getting any color. 5. Add the crushed tomatoes and let simmer on low heat under a lid for about 30 minutes. 6. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Add sugar if you like (this will enhance the taste of the tomatoes). 7. Pour into a serving bowl. 8. Serve with the whole wheat bread.