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Ratatouille Gratin with Green Herb Crust

Serves 6.

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    Ratatouille Gratin with Green Herb Crust

    This interpretation of the classic from the south of France adds a nice crunch to the traditional stew of seasonal sustenance and can be made in either individual ovenproof dishes or a large ceramic baking dish.

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    Ratatouille Gratin with Green Herb Crust

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) Italian parsley, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil, chopped
    • 1 cup (240 mL) white crustless bread crumbs (or whole grain for a twist)
    • 4 Tbsp (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 2 zucchinis, cleaned and cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 1 eggplant, cleaned and cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 1 Spanish onion, cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 4 tomatoes, seeded and cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh basil, chopped
    • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

    Directions

    01

    Place the chopped herbs in a food processor. While the machine is running, pour in the bread crumbs. Process until there is an even green colour throughout. Reserve.

    02

    Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C). Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the garlic. Saut?he zucchini, eggplant, and onion for 5 minutes.

    03

    Add the tomatoes, basil, and seasonings. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to individual baking dishes or a large baking dish. Sprinkle liberally with bread crumb mixture. Bake for 15 minutes or until the bread crumbs are golden brown. Serve at once.

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