Ratatouille Au Gratin for Kids
So delicious your kids won’t know they’re eating their vegetables - the secret is the ooey, gooey Mozzarella cheese!Prep Time:
30 minutes Ready In:
30 minutes or less Serves:
Makes 4 servings
butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1/2 cup | 125 mL butternut squash, finely diced 1 small zucchini, finely diced 1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced 1/2 cup | 125 mL mushrooms, quartered 1 small eggplant, finely diced 1 plum tomato, finely diced 1 tbsp | 15 mL fresh basil, chopped 3/4 cup | 180 mL tomato or vegetable juice 1/4 cup | 60 mL tomato paste 1/2 | 125 mL to 1 cup | 250 mL cooked rice or pasta 1 1/2 cups | 375 mL Tre Stelle® Mozzarella Ball, grated salt freshly ground pepper
In a saucepan, melt butter and brown onion, garlic and squash for 5 minutes. Add zucchini, bell pepper, mushrooms and eggplant. Cook 5–7 minutes. Season. Incorporate tomato and basil. Turn off heat and let rest with lid on for 1 minute. Purée the ratatouille in a food processor or blender. Add tomato or vegetable juice and tomato paste. Blend until it resembles spaghetti sauce. Pour over cooked rice or pasta. Top with Mozzarella and melt in oven. Serving suggestion: Pour over a slice of toasted bread instead of rice or pasta. Try this recipe with: Tre Stelle® Cheddar Cheese, Tre Stelle® Swiss Cheese.