Paleoista’s Ratatouille

Paleoista's Ratatouille
Recipe type: Veggie
Cuisine: Paleoista
Serves: 4
You'd never guess something this pretty is so simple to prepare. Enjoy it on the 14th of July in honor of Bastille Day....or any other day! Pair it with a roast chicken for a perfectly balanced meal any time of year.
  • ½ cup rendered duck fat
  • 1 eggplant, cubed
  • 3 zucchini, cubed
  • 2 large yellow onions, cubed
  • 3 green bell peppers, seeds discarded, cubed
  • 4 large, ripe garden tomatoes, seeds discarded, cubed
  • 10 cloves garlic, smashed
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. Heat half the fat in skillet over medium high
  2. Sauté eggplant cubes 8 - 10 minutes, then remove from pan
  3. Sauté zucchini cubes until browned, about 8 minutes, then remove
  4. Add remainder of fat to pan and sauté the onions and peppers together for about 6 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes, garlic and broth to casserole and bring to a boil over medium heat
  6. Add back in the eggplant and zucchini
  7. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 30 minutes
  8. Remove the cover, increase the heat to medium, and cook another 10 minutes, uncovered, to reduce
  9. Let rest for at least 10 minutes.
  10. Serve with your favorite protein