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Go for it! The only way to know is to try it. And, worst case scenario, when you thaw it the texture might not be as good.
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Yes, do it. This past weekend in the Incredible Shrinking LA Times food section Thomas Keller did a "Master Class" piece on ratatouille and one of his suggstions was to turn it into a soup---you just puree it in a blender. I'm sure it's available on-line but you might have to be subscriber to access it.
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Now, pierino, that's a great idea. I was about to say that technically you CAN freeze ratatouille, but I did it one time and it was unbearably mushy when it came out. However, if I'd thought of pureeing it into a soup, I might not have been so disappointed.
Yes, it freezes pretty well. Zuccini and Eggplant, however, tend to absorb moisture and can wind up "soggy". Why not make a veggie lasagne of it. That fixes the potential problem by 1) dry heat (oven) after thawing and 2) the lasagne pasta also absorbs moisture.
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If you are pressed for the freezer space that a full lasagna would take, combine CarolineOne & Pierino ideas for soup or sauce, freeze now, make a lasagna when you need it.
Thank you. All great suggestions!
Adianne, fwiw, ratatouille is my favorite summer food. In my book I include a recipe for a ratatouille terrine and also for sausage sandwiches with ratatouille (in lieu of peppers and onions. Those are some ideas you might also like to try.
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If chopped finely, it makes a great pasta sauce.
Can you? Yes. should you? No as it loses all its fresh vibrancy.
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I've done it many times. If it get too soft, puree it. Same wonderful taste with a new texture.
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