1 medium eggplant, unpeeled and chopped
2 medium zucchini, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 or 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained
1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts (in water, not oil), quartered, optional
1 tablespoon dried oregano
freshly ground black pepper and salt, to taste
red pepper flakes, to taste, optional
1. Put ingredients in a crockpot (the night before has worked well for me).
2. Cook on low all day, or on medium to high for shorter period. Serve on rice or noodles.'