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Broccoli couscous

Lovely and light broccoli couscous for easy weeknight dinners. The perfect side dish!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Danish, International, Nordic
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 People


  • 250 gr (8.5 oz) broccoli I also use the stalk
  • 1/2 dl (0.2 cup) quinoa
  • 1 dl (0.4 cup) water
  • 30 gr (1 oz) finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 large handful fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • aple cider vinegar to taste
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  1. Rinse quinoa and boil at low heat until all water is absorbed. About 10 minutes. Let it cool.

  2. Put broccoli, parmesan cheese and fresh basil in a food processor and blend into a couscous like texture.

  3. Pour the broccoli couscous into a bowl. Season with olive oil, apple cider vinegar and salt and pepper.

  4. Mix with quinoa and serve. Garnish with parmesan and fresh basil