Mushroom and Eggplant Ratatouille

Are you looking for a delicious and hearty vegetarian dish to add to your recipe repertoire? Look no further than this Mushroom and Eggplant Ratatouille! Packed with flavor and nutrients, this dish is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Ratatouille is a traditional French stewed vegetable dish, typically made with tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, onions, and bell peppers. In this recipe, we’re putting a twist on the classic by adding meaty mushrooms for extra depth of flavor. In this post, we’ll walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from preparing the vegetables to simmering them in a rich tomato sauce. Let’s get cooking!


  • 1 large eggplant, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 oz of mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of dried thyme
  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until they are soft and fragrant.
  3. Add the eggplant and mushrooms, and cook until they start to soften.
  4. Stir in the bell peppers, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes.
  5. Pour in the crushed tomatoes and season with thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  6. Cover and let the ratatouille simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.


  • Feel free to add other vegetables like carrots, celery, or spinach to this ratatouille.
  • You can also top it with grated Parmesan cheese or a dollop of pesto for extra flavor.
  • This dish can be served as a side dish, over pasta, or with crusty bread for a complete meal.


Enjoy this delicious and nutritious mushroom and eggplant ratatouille as a versatile dish that can be customized to your liking. Whether you are a vegetarian or simply looking to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, this recipe is sure to satisfy your taste buds and keep you coming back for more.