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Rustic Mediterranean ratatouille

30 - 35 minutes (10 minutes)
Serves 4
    2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red onion, cut into small wedges
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 small eggplant, cut into thick batons
  • 2 zucchini, cut into thick batons
  • 1 red capsicum, halved, seeded, cut into thick strips
  • 1 yellow capsicum, halved, seeded, cut into thick strips
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 400g tin no-added-salt chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 bunch basil, roughly chopped
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, and garlic,
stirring for 5 minutes or until softened.

Add eggplant, zucchini, red and yellow capsicum, and cook, stirring for 5-7
minutes, until vegetables are softened and browned but not cooked through.

Add tomatoes, chopped tomatoes, and red wine vinegar and cook, stirring
occasionally, on a low heat for 20-30 minutes, or until mixture thickens
slightly and vegetables are cooked through.

Add basil leaves and stir to combine.

Serve. If freezing, once cooled, freeze in an airtight container.

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