Pan-fried sausages and broccoli

Often, the solutions to our culinary dilemmas are closer than we think. What shall we make for dinner tonight? What could we make by way of a single one-pan dish which is both tasty and healthy and suitable for the whole family? Today we have a very simple answer to this question which uses only two ingredients, broccoli and sausages. If your family doesn't particularly like vegetables, this recipe also represents a useful trick for making them rather more inviting: cooking the sausage in white wine confers a particularly delicious flavour to the broccoli.

Ingredients

  • sausages 500 grams
  • broccoli 2 heads of broccoli
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • garlic 2 cloves
  • white wine a splash of white wine
  • salt
  • pepper
Information
50 minutes Total time
30 minutes Active time
Serves 3 persons
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Preparation

Carefully wash a fairly big head of broccoli, remove any leaves and cut the florets into many small pieces. Boil the broccoli until 'al dente', taking care not to cook it completely. In a frying pan, briefly sauté two whole cloves of garlic in some oil, add the chopped sausage and brown them for a few minutes with a little white wine. Now add the cut up broccoli florets, season with some salt and pepper, and continue cooking for another few minutes. Serve hot.

Tips
If you want to try a variation on this dish, you could use other seasonal depending on where you live and the time of year: consider greens, cauliflower, cabbage etc
Trivia
Broccoli has excellent cleansing and purifying qualities: if you don't want to lose these benefits during the boiling process, try steaming the broccoli instead before transferring them to the frying pan with the sausages.

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