Vegetable comfort foods

These warm, hearty dishes make the most of late-season produce.

September is a prime produce month. The markets are still filled with the best picks of late summer, such as tomatoes, summer squash, and eggplant, says Laura Rege, a New York City-based recipe developer. At the same time, the cooler weather calls for warm, comforting foods. The following three recipes turns those ripe vegetables into satisfying yet nutritious meals.

Photography by Armando Rafael. Food and prop styling by Ali Nardi.

ratatouille with eggs

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ginger-scallion soup with zucchini noodles

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spiced eggplant, tomato, and chickpea salad

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