Healthy Ratatouille

Healthy Ratatouille is an easy recipe for a delicious Italian side. Use this for your holiday meals, large gatherings, family get-togethers, or anytime you have a large dinner party or event. Main Ingredients include: Zucchini, tomatoes, onion and red bell peppers. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, vegetarian, diabetic, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (12) servings. Healthy Ratatouille will be loved by all of your familhealthy-ratatouille-jpgy, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 50 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30-40 Minutes.
Total Time: 80-90 Minutes.


1 small eggplant, cut into 1/2″ pieces
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup creamy Catalina salad dressing, divided
2 large size red bell peppers, cut into 3/4″ pieces
4 small zucchini (about 3/4 lb), cut in half lengthwise, sliced
1 onion coarsley chopped
3 (about 1 lb.) tomatoes, chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil


1. Place eggplant in colander. Sprinkle with salt; mix lightly. Let stand 30 minutes Rinse, drain, pat dry with paper towel.

2. Heat 1/4 cup of the dressing in a large nonstick skillet. Add eggplant; cook and stir 6 to 7 minutes or until softened and browned. Spoon eggplant to one side of skillet. Add 3 Tbsp. of the remaining dressing, peppers, zucchini, garlic and onions to center of skillet; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Spoon to side of skillet. Add remaining dressing and tomatoes; cook and stir 3 minutes Mix vegetables and tomatoes; cover. Cook on low heat 15 to 20 min. or until vegetables are very tender, stirring occasionally.

3. Stil in the basil.

YIELD: 12 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 2
Carb Choices: 1

2 vegetable + 1/2 fat

Calories: 60, Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 240mg, Sugars: 7g, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 25 %DV, Vitamin C: 110 %DV, Calcium: 2 %DV, Iron: 4 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods.

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