Shrimp Ratatouille

Posted By ,August 6, 2011


( — It doesn’t get much more savory, delicious — and chock full of wholesome vegetables — than this! Flavor and nutrients mingle together for an incredible taste you won’t forget.

Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook time:32 minutes

2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
1 red onion, roughly chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium eggplant, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 zucchini, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon fresh thyme (about 4 sprigs), chopped
1 28-ounce can chopped tomatoes
1 cup green olives, pitted
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound large shrimp, shelled and cleaned
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat. Add the onion; cook 5 minutes. Add the garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add the eggplant, zucchini and bell peppers; cook 5 minutes. Add the thyme, tomatoes, olives, red pepper flakes, salt and black pepper. Reduce heat to medium low; simmer 20 minutes.

2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat remaining oil. Add shrimp and cook 2 minutes on each side. Stir shrimp into ratatouille.

3. Spoon onto plates. Garnish with mint and almonds; serve.

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