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A tower or lovely colors and flavors, this mini ratatouille is a fun twist on a French classic with roasted eggplant, zucchini, tomato, red bell pepper and goat cheese served with a Spanish Salsa Verde. This mini Ratatouille is my favorite vegetarian dish, plus it’s so healthy and easy to make. This version is a mini one, a tower of all the classical ingredients topped with a Spanish salsa verde. There are so many versions of ratatouille out there, some with capers and a touch of vinegar (caponata) or spiced up a bit with espelette pepper in the Basque region, etc. Most of the time aromatised with thyme, marjoram, laurel and other Mediterranean aromatic herbs. Some other times they add goat cheese or olives to the ratatouille. A pretty polyvalent dish! This ancient 18 century French dish is usually served as a side dish to meat or fish. Usually made…

Ratatouille is such an healthy, delicious and colourful vegetarian meal. You get to eat it with the eyes as much as with your tastebuds It’s a packed with flavors in my top 10 vegetarian recipes. The secret in this recipe lies at the bottom of the dish,  you don’t get to see… but it’s the core of the dish, which hides all the flavours. A sauce made with; goat cheese, tomato, garlic, pepper and thyme. I add some extra on top of the ratatouille; great kalamata olive to give it an extra kick of flavor. I, personally, am a big goat cheese lover, but for those who doesn’t like it, just omit it. My husband used to dislike goat cheese… At first I would add a tiny amount to my Ratatouille and he would never notice it. Then more and more and now he is a medium goat cheese lover. Thanks to this recipe. My man ate two plates, even…

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