Detox Friendly Ratatouille–
This tastes like a hearty comfort food, while keeping you on track for your lifestyle plan. Use as a side dish or top any number of detox friendly choices such as quinoa or spaghetti squash.
Ratatouille (6 servings)
1⁄3 cup cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil
2 large onions, sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium eggplant, cut into 1” cubes
2 green peppers, chopped
3 zucchini squash, cut into 1⁄2” slices
28-oz. can tomatoes, drained or 4 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped 1 tsp. salt
1⁄4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. oregano
1⁄2 tsp. thyme
In a 6-qt. pot, sauté onion and garlic in oil for 2 minutes. Add eggplant and stir-fry for 5 minutes. Add peppers and cook 5 minutes. Add zucchini and cook for 5 more minutes. Then add seasonings and tomatoes; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Serve as a vegetable side dish or use to top rice noodles, quinoa, or spaghetti squash.
Fat: 2.5 servings
Category 1 vegetables: 4 servings
This recipe is from the Metagenics Clear Change Program.
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