This dish originated in Provence, in the south of France. Traditionally it contains eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and onions, sauteed separately and then and stirred together, with garlic, parsley, and thyme. Bell peppers and mushrooms are frequent additions, along with the local herbs (rosemary, sage, oregano, marjoram, and savory.)

Modern variations may add other ingredients, roast or bake the vegetables, or even microwave them. Sometimes ratatouille is presented as a thick stew or even a soup. It is usually a vegan dish, but some recipes add chicken, meat, or seafood, and many suggest serving it with Parmesan cheese on top.

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Baked Spiced Ratatouille 
Eggplant, zucchini, onion, and canned tomatoes, seasoned with garlic, orange zest, cinnamon, and ginger, and baked into puff pastry.
Balsamic Ratatouille
Sautéed vegetables seasoned with thyme and balsalmic vinegar.
Creole Grilled Mirliton Ratatouille
Grilled eggplant, mirliton (chayote squash) with onions and red bell peppers. Season with parsley, bay leaves, thyme, and creole seasoning.
Crockpot Ratatouille
Eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, onion, and bell pepper, seasoned with basil, garlic, and parsley.
Easy Ratatouille
Oven-roasted vegetables with Italian herbs, Dijon mustard, balsalmic vinegar, and optional cayenne pepper.
Fat Free Ratatouille
Eggplant, zucchini, and squash soup, made with canned tomato, vegetable, or V-8 juice.
Gagutz - Ratatouille Soup
Fat-free vegan recipe. Eggplant, zucchini, and plum tomatoes, seasoned with onion, garlic, red wine, and Italian seasoning.
Garden Ratatouille
Sliced vegetables, sautéed and then baked with commercial pasta sauce and parmesan cheese.
Grilled Ratatouille
Fresh vegetables with canned stewed tomatoes, seasoned with herbs.
Impossible Ratatouille Pie
Sautéed vegetables baked into a mixture of Monterey jack cheese and sour cream.
Judi's Ratatouille Lasagne
Seasoned with Italian herbs, red wine, and Béchamel sauce.
Kamfounata - Moroccan Ratatouille
Eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes, with bell pepper, onion, garlic, and parsley or coriander.
Low-Fat Hot Ratatouille
Microwaved vegetables with spaghetti sauce, parmesan, and mozzarella cheese.
Potato Ratatouille
Fat-free vegan stew uses zucchini, tomatoes, potatoes, green peppers, with herbs, garlic, and onion. Includes nutritional analysis.
Quick Ratatouille
Twenty-minute casserole of eggplant, zucchini, canned tomatoes, and mushrooms, seasoned with thyme, red wine, and garlic. No onions.
Quick-Cooking Ratatouille
Low-carbohydrate recipe with scallions and cherry tomatoes.
Adapted from Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume 1), Knopf, 1971.
Sautéed vegetables with cumin, coriander, and chili powder.
Zucchini, red peppers, and tomatoes, with onion and garlic. Seasoned with pepper, mustard, lemon juice, and parsley. Salt-free.
Sautéed vegetables with thyme, bay leaf, and optionally served with Gruyere cheese.
Sautéed vegetables with oregano, thyme, coriander, fennel seeds, and fresh basil.
Traditional recipe from the South of France, with preparation instructions for one-pot and separate cooking of each vegetable.
Sautéed vegetable casserole based on roasted eggplant.
Sautéed vegetables with white wine, thyme, basil, and lemon, to serve hot or cold.
Low-carbohydrate recipe of sautéed vegetables with ground beef, mozzarella and parmesan cheese, and canned mushrooms.
Eggplant, zucchini, mushrooms, bell pepper, and tomatoes, seasoned with sautéed garlic and parmesan cheese.
Ratatouille Nicoise
Seasoned with garlic and a bay leaf.
Ratatouille Nicoise
Fresh tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, onion, and green peppers, seasoned with garlic and capers.
Ratatouille Pie with Nutritional Yeast Gravy
Vegetables baked into a herbed crust.
Ratatouille Quiche
Includes sautéed vegetables with nutmeg and Swiss cheese.
Ratatouille Soup
Made with fresh vegetables and canned broth.
Ratatouille with White Beans
Sautéed vegetables, pre-cooked beans, with oregano, parsley, and red wine vinegar.
Summer Vegetable Ratatouille
Squash, bell peppers, and fresh thyme to the standard base of eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes.
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