Tourlou Tourlou/Briam (Vegetable Casserole)

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 1 h 15 min 8
Tourlou Tourlou/Briam (Vegetable Casserole)
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2 cup Eggplant (sliced, approx. 2 medium eggplants)
2 cup slices Zucchini (green/yellow or both, approx. 2 medium squash)
3 cup Potato (sliced, approx. 2 large baking potatoes)
1 1/2 cup White onion (thinly sliced, approx. 1 medium sweet white onion)
6 clove(s) Garlic (sliced very thinly)
3 cup sliced Tomato (approx. 4 large ripe tomatoes)
3 tbsp Basil, fresh (sliced)
1 cup Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 tsp Salt and pepper (each)
2 cup chopped Tomato (peeled and crushed, approx. 3 large tomatoes)
1/2 cup Water, filtered
1/2 tsp Granulated sugar


1.   Peel and crush tomatoes. Add water/pinch of sugar, mix well to combine and set aside.

2.   Start with 1/2 cup oil on bottom of casserole dish and layer vegetables in the following order:

  • (1) All potato slices, 1/2 tomato slices, 1/2 garlic slices, 1/2 onion slices, 1/2 tsp salt/pepper, 1/3 basil.
  • (2) All eggplant slices, 1/4 cup oil, 1/4 garlic slices/ 1/4 onion slices, 1/2 tsp salt/pepper, 1/3 basil.
  • (3) All zucchini slices, remaining garlic, onion, basil, tomato slices and salt /pepper

3.   Drizzle top generously with remaining olive oil and pour peeled, crushed tomatoes over the top.

4.   Bake uncovered at 400°F for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.


To test for doneness – check that potatoes are fork tender.  You may need to leave dish in the oven another 15 minutes or so depending on the thickness of your slices. See "Notes" below.

Advanced Preparation

1 - 2 days prior [optional], Tomato 2 cup chopped

Cut a small cross on the bottom of your tomatoes and add to a pan of boiling water.  Remove pan from heat and allow tomatoes to sit for 5 minutes. Remove tomatoes from water and when cool enough to handle, gently peel skin down the sides of tomato from the cross marks. Then just given them a good mash with the back of a fork. Store in a jar in the fridge.


Other vegetable options: okra, green beans, peas, green peppers, and mushrooms.

Other herb options: oregano, mint, or dill.  


Increase baking time by approx 20-30 minutes if using chunky cut vegetables instead of sliced.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 323
Calories from fat 250
Calories from saturated fat 38
Total Fat 27.7 g
Saturated Fat 4.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 169 mg
Potassium 696 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16.9 g
Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 3.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 3.2

Energy sources