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Provençal Vegetable Tian

Provençal Vegetable Tian is a delicious veggie dish made with an array of beautiful, fresh vegetables, sprinkled with olive oil and herbs and then roasted. When shopping try to choose vegetables that are approximately the same diameter. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: French, Provence
Keyword: Vegetable Tian
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Anna

Ingredients

  • 6 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 small onions, or 1 large onion, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ pounds tomatoes
  • 1 pound yellow squash
  • 1 pound zucchini
  • 1 ½ pounds eggplant
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil in a sauté pan over medium high heat.
  • Add the sliced onions and red pepper and cook until translucent and cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • While the onion mixture is cooking and cooling, slice the tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini and eggplant, about ¼" thick. When buying the veggies, try to buy them about the same diameter.
  • Put the onion mixture into the bottom of a gratin dish or an 8 ½" x 11" dish and spread out.
  • Set the sliced veggies on their sides, alternating the slices, a slice of eggplant, a slice of yellow squash, eggplant, and zucchini. Pack the slices tightly until the dish is filled.
  • Drizzle the remaining 4 Tablespoons olive oil over the top. Liberally salt and pepper and sprinkle with the thyme.
  • Bake for an hour.

Notes

Gr8 Do Ahead Tip:

Make this early in the day and serve it at room temperature. The perfect side dish!
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