Vegetable Tian

Doreen Fish


Tian is not a formal word but translated mean "Heaven". This is a Ina Garten recipe and it is scrumptious.
We made this at our community kitchen many times...does not freeze well though.

*borrowed pic

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good olive oil
2 large
onions, sliced
2 clove
garlic minced
1 lb
medium potatoes , washed and unpeeled
3/4 lb
1 1/3 lb
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 Tbsp
fresh thyme leaves....i have used dried and it works too
2 oz
grated gruyere cheese


1Preheat oven to 375.
Grease a 9 x 13 pan with olive oil.
In a fry pan saute 2 tbsps olive oil and cook the onions over med-low heat for 8 - 10 mins, until translucent.
Add the garlic and cook another minute or so.
Spread the onion mixture in the bottom of the pan, Slice potatoes, tomatoes and zucchini in 1/4 inch slices . Layer them alternately on top of the onions...making sure they fir tight but only one layer.
Sprinkle with s/p to taste, thyme leaves and drizzle with 1 tbsp of olive oil.
Cover with foil and cook 35 - 40 mins. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and bake another 30 mins until brown.
Serve warm with crusty bread ...we served Bannock with it at the yummy!

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian