Greek Briam Recipe
Briam, also known as “Greek Ratatouille” is a classic, delicious, and healthy dish that’s easy to make. It originated in Greece, but its flavor profile is popular throughout Europe and beyond. The vegetarian dish is a low-calorie and low-fat way to get all the tasty Greek flavors of the Mediterranean in one bowl.
This classic dish has a wealth of delicious ingredients like eggplant, potato, tomato, bell pepper, and onion, all cooked to perfection in olive oil and herbs. The savory aromas will fill your kitchen and set your taste buds on fire. Let’s get cooking!
1 tbsp dried oregano
2 medium sized potatoes
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large eggplant
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 large onion, chopped
2 red bell peppers, julienned into strips
2 cups chopped tomatoes
3 tbsp tomato paste
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1. Preheat oven to 355F.
2. Peel and cube the potatoes. Place potatoes in a large bowl and sprinkle with oregano. Toss to combine and set aside.
3. Cut the eggplant into cubes and add to the potato bowl. Drizzle olive oil over the vegetables and season with ground pepper. Mix to combine and set aside.
4. In a baking dish, add a layer of the potato and eggplant mixture.
5. Spread the garlic, onion, and red bell pepper strips over the mixture.
6. Top with tomatoes and tomato paste. Sprinkle parsley over the layer and add in a bit of olive oil. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes.
7. After 45 minutes, remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
8. Serve warm, and enjoy!