Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Entrees, Heart-Smart

Quick Ratatouille

Classic, healthy and updated with small amounts of canola oil.

Quick Ratatouille

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium eggplant, large-diced
  • 1 red pepper, chopped coarsely
  • 3 cups tomatoes, chopped 750 mL
  • 2 small zucchini, halved and sliced
  • 1 tsp ground thyme 5 mL
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste 30 mL
  • 1 tsp ground oregano 5 mL
  • 1 tsp dried basil 5 mL
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL

Instructions

  • 1. In large skillet, heat canola oil over moderate heat.
  • 2. Add onion and garlic, sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Add eggplant, red pepper, tomatoes and zucchini; sauté about 3 more minutes. Stir in thyme, tomato paste, oregano, basil, sugar and salt. Simmer until vegetables are tender-crisp, about 15 minutes. Serve with crusty whole grain breads or over choice of whole wheat pasta or rice.

Yield

6 servings

serving size

1 cup (250 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories110
Total Fat5 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates16 g
Fiber6 g
Protein3 g
Sodium210 mg