Greek style vegetable casserole

vegetable gratin
Eat the colours of the rainbow and create a meal which you won’t even realise doesn’t include meat. Serve with crusty bread and enjoy.
Makes 6 servings 

vegetable gratin


  • 1 eggplant cut crosswise into four sections, then lengthwise into quarters
  • 1 large zucchini or cut crosswise into four sections, then lengthwise into quarters
  • 4 tomatoes halved
  • 1 red pepper but into 2 cm cubes
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • salt
  • 3 large potatoes, cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 1 can peeled whole tomatoes, cut into quarters, juices reserved
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • a couple of sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta


Preheat oven to 200°C. Place eggplant, zucchini, onion, pepper and tomato and 1 Tbsp. oil in a medium bowl; toss to coat. Season with salt. Transfer to a large baking dish with (9×13″ or larger) and roast until zucchini is slightly dried and beginning to turn brown, 12–15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack.

Meanwhile, toss remaining 3 Tbsp. oil, the potatoes, canned tomatoes (with their juices), garlic, lemon juice, and oregano in a medium bowl. Season with salt. Place mixture in same baking dish; top with the roasted vegetables and sprigs of rosemary. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and stir vegetables; bake until pan is nearly dry and potatoes are tender and beginning to brown, 25–35 minutes longer.

Let casserole sit for 10 minutes. Garnish with feta and serve.