Tian de legumes

Eggplant, zucchini and tomato gratin

Tian de legumes
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5 from 3 votes

Eggplant zucchini and tomato gratin

A traditional recipe from the South of France (tian de legumes), this tasty dish makes a good side for any grilled fish, chicken or served with a grain like farro.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean
Keyword: eggplant, gluten-free, mozzarella, parmesan, tomato, zucchini
Servings: 6
Author: Veronique Eichler

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Slice the eggplant in thin slices of about 1/8". If the eggplant is large, cut the slices in half or quarters so that they will be about the same size as the zucchini and tomato slices. Place the eggplant slices in a strainer and sprinkle each layer with salt. Let it sweat while you prepare the rest.
  • In a large pan, saute the onion in 1 tbsp olive oil on medium high heat until it starts to brown. Add garlic and cook another minute. Add a dash of salt and pepper, and set aside
  • Preheat oven to 350 deg F
  • Slice the tomato and remove the seeds. Slice the zucchini. All slices should be about 1/8" thick.
  • Place the onion at the bottom of the dish.
  • Rince the eggplant briefly and under cold water and dry it thoroughly.
  • Arrange the vegetables slices on top of the onion, alternating between eggplant, tomato and zucchini, until your dish is full.
  • Drizzle 2 tbsp olive oil over the vegetables, season with salt and pepper. Top with Mozzarella and Parmesan.
  • Place in the oven. After 45 min, check the gratin to make sure it doesn't brown too fast. If needed, cover with aluminium foil. Continue baking another 15 minutes until the vegetables look nice and soft and the cheese is lightly brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Eggplant zucchini and tomato gratin
Amount per Serving
Calories
176
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
13
mg
4
%
Sodium
 
204
mg
9
%
Total Carbohydrate
 
12
g
4
%
Dietary Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Total Sugars
 
7
g
8
%
Includes Added Sugar
 
0
g
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
Vitamin A
 
925
IU
19
%
Vitamin C
 
27.1
mg
33
%
Calcium
 
176
mg
18
%
Iron
 
0.8
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
591
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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4 Comments

  1. Oven temp. Missing ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Veronique Eichler

      Hi MJ. Perhaps you missed it, it says in the recipe “Preheat oven to 350 deg F!”. Hope you enjoy!

      • Oh yes, missed it. oups. Iโ€™m done and looks and smells so good! Canโ€™t wait to taste. As a personal touch, I added some tomato paste to my onions and garlic and some Italian herbs. Thank you for this nice and simple dish. ๐Ÿ˜Š

        • Veronique Eichler

          Great idea on the tomato paste! Hope it was up to your expectations. It’s a great summer dish!

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