Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak

Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak is a simple wholesome and fulfilling recipe made with mixed vegetables like brinjal, peppers and zucchini and topped with pan fried cottage cheese. It can be had on its own or can be served with a pasta for a comforting meal.

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Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak
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The Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese steak was one such recipe that makes a wholesome weeknight dinner. The ratatouille is packed with goodness of fresh vegetables and when combined with the cottage cheese provides the protein that is needed in the diet.
This recipe also makes a great dish that you can make for parties. Make the Ratatouille ahead of time and grilled the cottage cheese fresh and serve it hot when you are ready to serve.

To Serve, spoon some Ratatouille on a serving platter and place the Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak over. This dish makes a wholesome weeknight dinner along with Pesto & Parmesan Penne Pasta Recipe or even as a recipe for parties when you have friends or family over.

If you are looking for more French Recipe here are some : 

  1. French Onion Chicken Recipe
  2. Financiers Recipe (French Almond Tea Cake)
  3. French Crullers Recipe

 

Cuisine: French
Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    Ingredients for the Ratatouille
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil , plus more as needed
  • 2 cloves Garlic , grated
  • 1 Onion , diced small
  • 1 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , diced in chunks
  • 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum)
  • 2 Green zucchini , diced small
  • 2 cups Tomatoes , blanched (pulsed into chunks)
  • 2 sprig Basil leaves , roughly chopped
  • 1 sprig Parsley leaves , roughly chopped
  • Ingredients for the Grilled Cottage Cheese
  • 250 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , or tofu
  • 2 tablespoon Bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Rosemary , or thyme

How to make Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak

Method to Make the Ratatouille
  1. Heat the 1/4 cup of olive oil in a heavy bottomed sauce pan; add in the grated garlic and sauté for a couple of seconds. Then add in the onions, and stir fry on medium heat until the onions soften a little and change colour as well. About 5 minutes.

  2. Next add in the eggplant and sprinkle some salt. Cook until the eggplants are partially cooked. Next add in the bell peppers, zucchini and continue to cook for another couple of minutes.

  3. Finally add in the semi pureed tomatoes and the chopped herbs and any more additional salt to taste. Stir well to combine all the ingredients well.

  4. Cover the pan and simmer the Ratatouille for about 10 minutes until all the ingredients and vegetables have come together and the vegetables have been cooked thoroughly.

  5. The Ratatouille is now ready to be served along with your favourite bread, pasta or even a grilled cottage steak.

Method to Make the Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak
  1. Combine breadcrumbs, the seasoning and salt in a shallow dish. Cut cottage cheese or tofu lengthwise into 4 strips or slices and brush it with little oil. Coat the cheese in the seasoned breadcrumb mixture

  2. Heat a heavy iron skillet on medium heat and add a couple of teaspoons of oil on it.

  3. Add the cottage cheese or tofu slices and cook until browned and crisp on one both sides. Proceed the same way with the remaining tofu slices and keep them aside.

  4. To Serve, spoon some Ratatouille on a serving platter and place the Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak over. This dish makes a wholesome weeknight dinner along with Pesto & Parmesan Penne Pasta Recipe or even as a recipe for parties when you have friends or family over.

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