With summer vegetables soon coming into season, enjoy this quick version of rataouille, fragranced with fresh herbs for a refreshing side dish or appetizer.......oh, don't forget a loaf of crusty, hot French bread and your favorite red wine...........
I medium size onion, choppped.
4 large plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped.
1 red pepper, seeded and chopped.
1 yellow pepper, seeded and chopped.
1 medium size eggplant, peeled and cut into small chunks.
2 medium size zucchinis, cut into small chunks.
1/4 cup of olive oil.
1 medium garlic, crushed.
salt and pepper to taste.
1/2 teaspoon of chopped fresh oregano.
4-5 medium size freshly torn basil leaves.
Using a large saute pan, saute the garlic and onion in the olive oil. Saute until the onion becomes translucent. Add the peppers, eggplant, zucchini. Continue to cook until the vegetables are tender. Add the tomatoes and the oregano. Sprinkle the fresh basil over the simmering vegetables. Add the salt and pepper to your liking. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Serves 6