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Ratatouille with Sprouted Seed Crackers

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total Time: 1hr 30min
  • Yield: 6-8 servings
This recipe for Ratatouille is an easy and delicious way to enjoy the classic French dish. It has layers of fresh vegetables, a garlic tomato sauce and pairs perfectly with our crackers.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 heaping tbsp fresh basil, plus more for garnish
1 1/2 tsp fresh thyme, plus more for garnish
2 cans 398ml diced tomatoes
1/4 tsp sea salt, plus more for garnish
1 eggplant, sliced
1 zucchini, sliced
Black pepper, to taste
1 box Simple Mills Sprouted Seed Crackers
 

Instructions:

PREHEAT oven to 375ºF.
HEAT a cast iron pan. Once hot, add olive oil and onion and sauté until translucent.
ADD bell pepper and garlic and cook until the garlic is fragrant and the bell pepper has softened.
ADD fresh basil, fresh thyme, diced tomatoes and salt. Mix and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, while you prepare your vegetables. 
TASTE and adjust seasonings. 
SCOOP out 1 cup of the tomato sauce and set aside.
ARRANGE the slices of eggplant and zucchini in a spiral shape, alternating between a slice of zucchini and a slice of eggplant.
POUR the reserved tomato sauce on top of the vegetables.
SEASON with a sprinkle of salt, black pepper and more fresh herbs.
COVER with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
REMOVE the foil and bake for an additional 30 minutes uncovered. 
GARNISH with fresh herbs and serve alongside Simple Mills Original Sprouted Seed Crackers.