Rustic Ratatouille

Begin by preheating your oven to 350’F.

Make the tomato sauce. In a cast iron skillet saute a large yellow onion and garlic, add that to a bowl with a large can of crushed tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Immersion blend until mostly smooth. Some chunkiness is okay!

Spread the tomato sauce in a 1/2 thick layer on the bottom of a deep pan.

Thinly slice eggplant, tomatoes, yellow squash, and green zucchini. Layer on top of each other in neat rows.

Bake for 30 minutes covered. Uncover and bake for another 15 minutes.

Enjoy!

Basic Chili Recipe

Money right now is tight. Tighter than it’s ever been. Here’s my recipe for cheap chili!

  • 1lb Deer Meat (Free for us…you can find ground turkey for $2.99/lb)
  • 2 Cans Kidney Beans $0.98
  • 2 Cans Diced Tomatoes $0.90
  • 1 Can Black Beans $0.49
  • 1 Can Chili Beans $0.49
  • 1 Yellow Onion $0.49

Total for 6 Servings: $3.35

Total with Meat bought at the store: $6.34