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Provencal Tian [vegan] [gluten free] by The Flexitarian

Provençal Tian [vegetarian][gluten free]

This Provençal Tian is a burst of beautiful flavours reminiscent of a Summer holiday in Provence.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Entertaining, Family Meals
Cuisine French
Servings 4 people
Calories 130 kcal


  • large frying pan
  • gratin dish
  • mandoline or a sharp knife


  • 1 medium aubergine
  • 1 large courgette
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed
  • 400 g passata or tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp dry thyme
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 30 g vegetarian parmesan-style cheese
  • 1 handful black olives
  • 1 handful of basil leaves
  • small handful pine nuts
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  • Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan. Gently fry finely sliced onion and crushed garlic until golden. Set aside.
  • Spread passata or tomato sauce at the base of a gratin dish. Mix in onion mixture, thyme and fennel seeds. Season to taste.
  • Cut aubergine, courgette and tomatoes into thin slices.
  • Add the sliced vegetables on top of the tomato base alternating them evenly. Make sure vegetables overlap, packing everything neatly together. Season and add a drizzle of olive oil on top before baking in the oven for 30 mins.
  • After 30 mins, add grated parmesan on top, followed by olives and pine nuts. Return to the oven for another 5 mins.
  • Serve hot or warm with basil leaves sprinkled all over.


Serving: 250gCalories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 7gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 175mgPotassium: 1031mgFiber: 7gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 1210IUVitamin C: 32mgCalcium: 144mgIron: 3mg
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