Ciambotta – Southern Italian Vegetable Stew – Italian Grandma’ Gina

Ciambotta

Italian Vegetable Stew

Italian Grandma’ Gina

Ciambotta “is a member of that hard-to-define category of Italian foods known as minestre, with a texture that generally falls somewhere between a thick soup and a stew.”

Ciambotta

 

Ciambotta

 

Ciambotta

This is a wonderful “traditional” recipe and video (below) featuring our favorite Italian Grandma’ Gina as always in her beautiful

Broken English. 

Ciambotta or giambotta is a vegetable stew of 

Southern Italian Cuisine.

 

Ciambotta

 

Ciambotta is popular throughout southern Italy. 

There are many individual and regional variations of ciambotta. Italian eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, potato, onion, tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil are common ingredients. Ciambotta may be served alongside grilled meats, such as sausage or swordfish. 

It is sometimes served with pasta, polenta, or rice.

 

 

Ciambotta

 

 It is frequently likened to the French ratatouille; both are part of the broader family of western Mediterranean vegetable stews.

Watch Gina

Video Recipe Below

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