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Broccoli couscous with sesame sauce

Delight yourself with this dish with an ethnic flavor: couscous with broccoli with sesame sauce.

Broccoli couscous with sesame sauce is a pleasant combination of tasty and also healthy ingredients : try this dish and then you will tell us! It is a light but complete recipe, 100% VEG and excellent to be customized in a thousand different ways … for example we add a handful of crunchy chickpeas per dish at the very end!

During the preparation we recommend making the vegetable broth at home , to reduce the salt and have a much better taste. Instead the sesame sauce (tahini) you can buy it, if you want, ready.

Broccoli couscous with sesame sauce
Broccoli couscous with sesame sauce

Preparation of couscous with broccoli and sesame sauce

  1. Pour the couscous into a bowl and add just enough of the boiling vegetable broth.
  2. Add a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil to the broth and couscous and wait for the couscous to swell, absorbing the water and oil ( about 20 minutes ).
  3. After the necessary time, gently shell the couscous, stirring with a spoon.
  4. Clean the broccoli, cutting the tops and throwing away the stem.
  5. Boil the broccoli tops in salted water for a few minutes, then drain and sauté them in a pan with oil, garlic and fresh chilli.
  6. Season with salt and season the broccoli in these ingredients.
  7. Prepare the sesame sauce. In a non- stick pan , toast the sesame seeds, then let them cool and mix them together with very little salt and sesame or sunflower oil, until you get a sauce. If you want, you can also buy it directly in ethnic shops.
  8. Mix the couscous with the broccoli and garnish with the sauce and some seeds to complete.
  9. If you want you can also bake your precooked chickpeas in the oven at 180 ° C for about 15-20 minutes , until they become crispy, and add them on the plates.

This dish is light and delicious, as is our couscous with grilled vegetables !

storage

You can keep this single vegan dish in the fridge for a maximum of 1-2 days , well covered with cling film or inside a container with an airtight lid. We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.


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