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Spanish Pisto Manchego
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Pisto Manchego is like the Spanish version of French Ratatouille. It’s a flavorful stew made of vegetables and olive oil. A Mediterranean vegan-friendly option for your next brunch.
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, sauces
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: spanish pisto
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 149 kcal
  • 2 medium-size green peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 big zucchini
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ tbsp salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Fried eggs (optional)
  • Manchego cheese (optional)
  1. Cut the green pepper and the onion into tiny cubes. Make sure the veggies are evenly cut. Also, cut the zucchini into medium size cubes.
  2. In a big pan, add the olive oil and heat over low heat. Toss the onion, green bell pepper, and minced garlic. Stir and let it cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Toss the zucchini and cook over low heat for 10 more minutes until the zucchini is tender.
  4. Add the crushed tomatoes and season with salt and sugar. Stir and let it reduce for 10-15 minutes until you get a thick sauce (see the pictures for reference).
  5. Serve with a fried egg and manchego cheese (optional). Or let it chill and save for later.
Nutrition Facts
Spanish Pisto Manchego
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1.4g9%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5g
Sodium 155mg7%
Potassium 288mg8%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 7.2g8%
Protein 4.4g9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.