Mediterranean Vegetable Medley En Papillote


  • 1 red or green pepper, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1 small eggplant, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1 small zucchini, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
  • large tomato, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 ½ teaspoons (7 mL) Italian seasoning (or ½ tsp/2 mL each basil, oregano and thyme)
  • ½ teaspoon (2 mL) salt
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 mL) pepper
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) chopped fresh basil or parsley
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • In a large bowl, combine vegetables. In a small bowl, stir together oil, tomato paste, seasoning (or herbs), salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables and toss gently. Spoon into Culinary Parchment Cooking Bag on rimmed baking sheet.
  • Fold over open edge twice and crimp well. Bake 45 minutes.
  • Open bag and let stand a few minutes. Sprinkle with basil and serve with Parmesan cheese.

Serve with roast or grilled meat or with pasta. Serves 4.

Enjoy! For easy clean-up, simply dispose of the bag in your compost bin.

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