Ratatouille is normally served as a main dish but here it's served with pita chips and enjoyed as an appetizer. It's made in the slow cooker so if you're serving it at a party just leave it in the cooker on warm while your guests dig in!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, summer squash, and bell pepper in a 4-quart slow cooker.

  • Cover and cook on High for 1 hour. Stir in thyme, garlic powder, and ground pepper. Turn to Low and cook for 30 minutes more.

  • Using a potato masher, crush the vegetable mixture to a chunky consistency. Stir in Parmesan. Stir occasionally while serving with pita chips.


Equipment: 4-quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

87.9 calories; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 13.5g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 1.5g 6% DV; sugars 1.8g; fat 2.9g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 2% DV; cholesterol 2.2mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 375.8IU 8% DV; vitamin c 12.1mg 20% DV; folate 13.3mcg 3% DV; calcium 61.1mg 6% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 11.7mg 4% DV; potassium 165.5mg 5% DV; sodium 208.7mg 8% DV.