Ratatouille Niçoise

by Mica
Le Petit Prince written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Ratatouille Niçoise 

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Ratatouille Niçoise

Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


Shallot Mixture

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and minced
  • 2 large shallots chopped coarsely
  • 1 tbsp anchovy paste
  • ½ tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Ratatouille Mix

  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 2 medium yellow peppers seeded
  • 3 large tomatoes firm


Shallot Mixture

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium heat and add garlic, anchovy paste, thyme, and shallots, and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

  2. Set to side.


  1. Preheat oven to 325℉.

  2. Slice the zucchini, eggplant, peppers, and tomatoes on a mandolin on the largest slice size.

  3. Layer the zucchini, eggplant, peppers, and tomatoes into a medium oven safe dish standing up, then pour oil mixture over it.

  4. Cover with foil and cook in the oven slowly about one hour.

  5. Serve hot or room temperature.

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