Ginger Ratatouille


The fragrance of the ginger and spices melding together with the aubergine and tomato will make your mouth water. This is a lovely, gut-warming recipe that you will want to make again and again. Bon appétit!

1 tbsp olive oil

1 small to medium whole aubergine, cubed

1 knob of ginger, diced small

1 red capsicum, chopped into smaller pieces

1/2 cup kalamata olives

1/2 brick of firm tofu, cubed

1 can diced tomatoes

1/4 cup water

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp ground coriander

1/4 tsp ground cumin

Salt and pepper to taste

*Optional: Drizzle garlic infused olive oil over top.

*Serve over 1/2 cup of rice to make a more filling meal.

**This makes at least 3 meals. Share with friends and family or pack up two more meals that are ready to be eaten and store in the fridge.

  1. Warm oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add ginger, capsicum and aubergine and cook for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add tofu and spices, stir well to coat everything. Cook for another minute.
  4. Add canned tomatoes, water and olives. Cook covered for 15 – 20 minutes.
  5. Serve over 1/2 cup cooked rice.


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