Preparation / Directions:
Cut a 1/2" slice along length of each eggplant. If using round variety,
remove about one inch of the top. Carefully scoop out flesh, leaving 1/2" thick walls. Chop eggplant flesh, place in a medium sized bowl, and toss with 1 tb. lemon juice. Set aside. Using another tablespoon of lemon juice, brush inside of each eggplant shell.
In a skillet over medium heat, saute the onions and garlic in oil. Add chopped eggplants, zucchini and basil. Cook, stirring, until eggplants are tender. Add tomatoes and peppers to mixture; cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in parsley and remaining lemon juice. Divide ratatouille among eggplant shells. Cool and serve at room temperature.