Mama's Ratatouille with Tofu
Ratatouille is a French vegetable stew. It's a combination of garden vegetables and root vegetables that originated with French peasants. By adding tofu, you increase the amount of protein while still maintaining the vegetarian aspect of the dish.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 6
1 clove fresh garlic, minced
1 cup carrots, sliced
1 cup sweet potatoes, cubed
2 tablespoons dried basil
½ cup bell peppers, diced
1 cup tomatoes, diced
1 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cups zucchini, sliced
2 cups squash, sliced
2 cups kale, chopped
2 cups tomato sauce
1 tablespoon dried thyme leaves
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 (16-ounce) package firm tofu, cubed
Add all ingredients to a large saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until it boils.
Simmer for 20 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender.
PER SERVING Calories: 162 | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 548mg | Carbohydrates: 26g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 11g