Ratatouille is French for ‘mish mash’, and can be a mix of whatever tasty vegetables you wish to cook. The vegetables are steamed, whether eggplant, zucchini, peppers, mushrooms – whatever you find in the market or kitchen cupboard. Enjoy your ratatouille with some freshly baked bread or rice.

Make your own Ratatouille

A ratatouille is one of the simplest meals to prepare because you just need to combine vegetables with one or two herbs. It’s perfect for those moments where you’re rushed but still want to eat a fresh, healthy meal. Ratatouille is an incredibly versatile dish. You can add together whatever vegetables you have in your fridge and still create a great meal. Just add herbs like rosemary, oregano, or sage to bring out the flavor and create a simple but delicious dinner in no time.

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes


Servings: 4 persons
  • 1
    loaf of bread
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
    bell pepper
  • 1
  • 3
  • 2 cloves of
  • 2 tbsp
    olive oil
  • fresh basil
  • 1 dash of


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. While waiting for the oven to preheat, heat up a pan on the stove. Add the olive oil, the cut garlic, and thyme. Sauté this mixture for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, let everything boil for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper if desired

  2. Add the tomato mixture to an oven-safe dish. Cut up the remaining vegetables and place them in the dish on top of the sauce until the dish is completely covered. Feel free to have fun with designs!

  3. Sprinkle the vegetables with olive oil and a dash of salt, pepper and oregano. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
  4. Serve with fresh basil and bread.
Cuisines: French
Difficulty: level 2 (average)
Cooking time: 15-30 minutes
Season: autumn, spring, summer, winter
Number ingredients: 5-10 ingredients
Taste: savory
Preparation method: baking, oven
Type of dish: casserole, salad, vegetable dish
Campaigns: VeggieChallenge

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