Squash ratatouille with maple syrup vegetarian recipe by David Colcombe

David Colcombe

David Colcombe

18th May 2018

Squash ratatouille with maple syrup vegetarian recipe by David Colcombe

Squash ratatouille with maple syrup vegetarian recipe by David Colcombe. The natural flavours and vibrant colours of this summer recipe make for a lovely light lunch or side dish.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 300g butternut squash, sweet potato or pumpkin
  • 1 yellow courgette, diced
  • 1 green courgette, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 300g mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 240g Italian tomatoes, diced
  • 60ml pure maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Basil and oregano, fresh or dry, to taste


Heat the oil in a pan and gently brown the vegetables for 4 – 5 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, maple syrup, salt and pepper and continue cooking for a further 4 – 5 minutes.
Finally, add the herbs at the last minute.
Serve au gratin for a heartier dish.

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