Vegetable Torta

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2005

Could we turn bland and soggy piles of eggplant and zucchini into a rich, savory tart?

SERVES 6 to 8 as a main dish; 8 to 10 as a side

TIME 3½ hours, plus 1½ hours standing and 20 minutes cooling

Vegetable Torta

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a four-star, make-ahead vegetable torta recipe showcasing flavorful late-summer vegetables, we knew we would have to figure out the best approach for removing as much moisture as possible from the vegetables. We began by salting and pre...

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