Aunt Aileen's Ratatouille

Recipe by cookCol

When my kids were young, we had lunch once a week with my grandmother, mom sisters and aunts. This is one of my favorite "Gramma Day" recipes. Note:This can be made in one large skillet and baked in one large casserole. The cooking times will be a little longer.

Top Review by Mustang Sally 54269

Made this for a French ethnic dinner party & it was very well received. I was reluctant to put in the italian sausage but glad I did in the end, it added a nice flavour. This will be one of my keepers, thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sausage links and set aside.
  2. Using 2 skillets heat 2 T. olive oil in each.
  3. Place 1/2 the onions, garlic and red and green peppers into each skillet.
  4. Stir-fry the vegetables for 2 to 3 minute.
  5. Remove one skillet from heat.
  6. Add the eggplant to the remaining skillet and stir-fry the eggplant for 3 minutes.
  7. Return second skillet to heat; add sliced zucchini and stir-fry 1 minute.
  8. Season contents of both skillets with bay leaf, parsley, basil, thyme, salt and freshly ground pepper.
  9. Slice the Italian sausage and add some to each skillet, along with a portion of cubed tomatoes.
  10. Spoon portions from both skillets into individual ovenproof dishes.
  11. Top with a generous layer of mozzarella cheese.
  12. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 15 minute or until cheese is hot and bubbly.
  13. Serve with hot French bread.

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