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Grilled Ratatouille with Fresh Basil Sauce

This easy take on the classic French vegetable stew is one of our favorite ways to enjoy a bundle of freshly picked veggies at once. A simple herb sauce is a perfect finishing touch – bonus points if the basil comes from your garden, too!
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Grilled Ratatouille with Fresh Basil Sauce Recipe

Grilled Ratatouille with Fresh Basil Sauce 

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  • 8Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups loosely packed fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2/3 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp each sea salt and ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, seeded and quartered
  • 1 eggplant, sliced into ½-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 large zucchini, sliced on the bias into 1/2-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 small red onion, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds

Preparation

  1. Heat a grill to medium-high. In a food processor, pulse basil and garlic until finely chopped. With motor running, gradually drizzle in all but 1 tbsp oil. Season with 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  2. On a large rimmed baking sheet, arrange tomatoes, yellow peppers, eggplant, zucchini and onion in a single layer. Brush with remaining 1 tbsp oil and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tsp salt and black pepper.
  3. Grease grill grates. Place yellow peppers, eggplant, zucchini and onion on grill. Close lid and grill, turning once, until softened and grill-marked, 5 to 7 minutes. Place tomatoes, cut side down, on grill. Close lid and grill, turning once, until softened, about 4 minutes.
  4. Arrange eggplant, zucchini and onion on a large serving platter. Transfer yellow peppers and tomatoes to a cutting board. Slice yellow peppers into strips; add to platter. Peel tomatoes and chop flesh into 1-inch pieces; add to platter. Drizzle with basil mixture.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 217
  • Carbohydrate Content: 13 g
  • Fat Content: 19 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 131 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 13 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g