Redneck Ratatouille

Paula Mullins


Ever see the movie, Ratatouille? Found a recipe for it but didn't have some of the ingredients, so I came up with my own version. This time of year is wonderful because of the abundance of these veggies.

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20 Min
55 Min


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1 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce, original flavor (i used store brand in a can)
onion, diced
3 Tbsp
garlic, minced (i used preminced in oil)
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 tsp
thyme, fresh
1 small
eggplant, sliced thin
zucchini, sliced thin
yellow squash, sliced thin
1 pkg
fresh mushrooms, sliced
tomatoes, sliced thin
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
salt and pepper, to taste
1 c
monterey jack cheese
rice, cooked

How to Make Redneck Ratatouille


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2Put spaghetti sauce, onions, garlic and thyme in bottom of 9x13 casserole dish, stir to mix. Arrange eggplant, zucchini, squash, mushrooms and tomatoes (like laid-over dominoes) around the dish in the sauce. Drizzle olive oil lightly over the veggies and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Lay a piece of parchment paper cut to size of casserole dish over veggies (just learned this new trick).
  • 3Bake for 45 minutes. Remove parchment paper and add monterey jack cheese, return to oven and bake for 10 more minutes. Serve over cooked rice.

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About Redneck Ratatouille

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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