French vegetable tian

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Johanna

Johanna

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef

“Tian is a classic dish from southern France and is often served alongside grilled meat or fish. Make it vegan by simply skipping the cheese.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
90
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
eggplant
zucchini
tomatoes
red onions
3 sprigs thyme
3 sprigs rosemary
3 sprigs basil
4 cloves garlic
60 g shredded Gruyère cheese
olive oil (for greasing)
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • bowl (large)
  • paper towels
  • oven
  • baking dish (8 in.)
  • aluminum foil (optional)

Nutrition per serving

Cal
293
Protein
8 g
Fat
24 g
Carb
10 g
  • Step 1/3

    Thinly slice eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and red onions. Chop thyme, rosemary, basil, and garlic. Put the eggplant in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Let rest for approx. 30 mins., then pat dry with paper towels.
    • eggplant
    • zucchini
    • tomatoes
    • red onions
    • 3 sprigs thyme
    • 3 sprigs rosemary
    • 3 sprigs basil
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • salt
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • bowl (large)
    • paper towels

    Thinly slice eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and red onions. Chop thyme, rosemary, basil, and garlic. Put the eggplant in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Let rest for approx. 30 mins., then pat dry with paper towels.

  • Step 2/3

    Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Grease the baking dish with olive oil. Layer the vegetable slices in a circle in the dish. In between, add the herb mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for approx. 1 hr. at 160°C/325°F. If the vegetables become too dark, cover with aluminum foil.
    • olive oil (for greasing)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • oven
    • baking dish (8 in.)
    • aluminum foil (optional)

    Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Grease the baking dish with olive oil. Layer the vegetable slices in a circle in the dish. In between, add the herb mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for approx. 1 hr. at 160°C/325°F. If the vegetables become too dark, cover with aluminum foil.

  • Step 3/3

    Add the shredded Gruyère cheese to the tian and bake another 30 min. Enjoy!
    • 60 g shredded Gruyère cheese

    Add the shredded Gruyère cheese to the tian and bake another 30 min. Enjoy!