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Ratatouille, Middle Eastern (Tchatchouka) (P, KLP, TNT)
Source: Unknown
Serves: 8

1 cup eggplant
2 tsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, sliced
3 cloves garlic, chopped small
1 cup zucchini, cut into 1/2" cubes
1/2 cup green pepper, seeds removed, diced into 1/2" pieces
1/4 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. thyme
1/8 tsp. allspice
1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Peel and cut the eggplant into 1/2" cubes. Place the cubes in a bowl and sprinkle them lightly with salt. Set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a 4-quart pot and sauté the onion and garlic for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini, peppers, and eggplant. Stir in the spices and mix well.

Add the tomatoes with the juice. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook in the oven for 30 minutes.

Poster's Notes:
Tchatchouka is a Middle Eastern version of ratatouille.

Posted by Alyson L. Abramowitz

Nutritional Info Per Serving: (excluding unknown items): 29 Calories; 1g Fat (35.9% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 4mg Sodium
Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 Vegetable; 0 Fat