Ratatouille Pappardelle

The classic stewed veggies make the perfect hearty blend for a vegetarian pasta dinner.

Ratatouille Pappardelle
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Cook Time:
15 mins
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 cups


  • 8 ounce dried pappardelle pasta

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 3 cup Ratatouille Provençal (see recipe)

  • 4 cup packed fresh spinach

  • Salt and cracked black pepper

  • ½ cup shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (2 oz.)

  • Balsamic vinegar (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Return pasta to hot pan. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat.

  2. In a 12-inch skillet reheat Ratatouille Provençal over medium. Add pasta and spinach, tossing just until spinach is wilted. Stir in enough of the pasta cooking water to reach desired sauciness. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese and, if desired, drizzle with vinegar.

Ratatouille Provençal

In an 8-qt. Dutch oven heat 1/4 cup olive oil over high heat. Add 2 cups coarsely chopped onions, 2 cloves minced garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 2 minutes or until onions are softened, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1/4 cup dry red wine and, if desired, 1/4 cup tomato puree Cook and stir 1 minute or until reduced by half.Stir in 6 cups 3/4-inch pieces eggplant, 6 cups 3/4-inch pieces zucchini, 2-1/2 cups 1-inch pieces tomatoes, 1 cup 3/4-inch pieces red bell pepper, and 3/4 tsp. salt. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Simmer, uncovered, 12 to 15 minutes more or until vegetables are tender and mixture is desired thickness, stirring occasionally. If desired, top servings with basil. Makes 6 servings (1-1/3 cups each)// per serving 171 cal., 10 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol., 405 mg sodium, 18 g carb., 6 g fiber, 11 g sugars, 4 g pro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

441 Calories
18g Fat
57g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 441
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 706mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 47.6mg 238%
Calcium 194mg 15%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Potassium 803mg 17%
Folate, total 238.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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