Broccoli spiced cous cous and boiled potatoes! A diet evening with taste!

Broccoli are an amazing vegetable … light, healthy and delicate but tasty a bit green a bit sweet, very versatile …

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Ok, so not a broccoli pasta, but just some cous cous …

Let’s start from the broccoli.

Cut them, cleaning the leaves and the hardest parts. Put them in boiling water to cook.

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Then, you could use again the same sauce pan. In some extra virgin olive oil and a blond onion, just stirr them. Make the onion shrink a bit first but not too much (not burned). Add the broccoli.

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Stirr, and you will see broccoli melting a little bit. Add some water and then the cous cous.

Pay attention not to burn it! It doesn’t have to stick! So stirr and stirr and stirr.

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And then just switch the fire off and wait for the mixture to settle.

You could add some smashed garlic, a little bit of ginger powder ….

And as last touch some chili and extra virgin olive oil of course!

As side dish, boiled potatoes are just perfect.

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And if you wish to match the dish I am enjoying it with a Tennent’s beer: 9% of alcool, strong enough to stand the spiceness of the chili, but maybe a little bit too bitter. It’s a not so bad as a balance. For the wine well, it’s a big chapter … I would say rich round tasty, even a bit woody white, but even something from Alsace like i.e. a Riesling … but something not too crisp nor fresh.

Anyway enjoy!!!!

Thanks again

Take care

Barbara

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