Friday, March 21, 2014

Spring Ratatouille with White Button Mushrooms

Spring is finally here and what a great dish to celebrate this wonderful sunny day.
We will need:
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 white zucchini or yellow squash
  • 1/2 of green pepper
  • 1/2 of red bell pepper
  • 2-3 tomatoes
  • 1 eggplant ( can use chinese eggplant) 
  • 3 cloves of garlic 
  • 1+ lbs of mushrooms
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp of onion powder
  • 1 tsp of dry basil

  • Slice all vegetables very thinly

  • Salt and pepper them and let them sit for a little while your pan is warming up

  • Fry all vegetables till they all have nice color but not fully cooked

  • About 1min on each side

  • Dice up 2 tomatoes, peppers and onion

  • Fry onions till golden brown

  • Add peppers and cook for about 5-6 min till they are almost soft 

  • Add tomatoes ( if your tomatoes are not juicy enough add 1/2 cup of water) and simmer the sauce 

  • Place sauce in deep tupperware 

  • Arrange Vegetables on top of the sauce
  • Preheat oven to 390F degrees 

  • Cook for about 10-15 min in the oven
  • Serve while its nice and hot