Ratatouille

Serves 4

A simple French classic.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 red onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ butternut squash, peeled and cut into 3cm cubes
  • 1 aubergine, cut into 3cm cubes
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into 3cm pieces
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • Small handful basil, stalks removed then roughly torn.
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

 

  1. Heat the oil in a casserole dish and gently cook the onions and garlic for about 10 minutes until soft.
  2. Add the butternut squash, aubergine and peppers and mix well. Cook for 20 minutes with the lid on.
  3. Add the tomatoes and ¾ of the basil, stir well and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Taste and season then sprinkle the remaining basil on top before serving.