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

How to Make Vegetable Tian


  1. Preheat 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!

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Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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