Back in the day, as a single lady, I had a go-to dinner. Now it’s my go-to married-lady-with-a-husband-who-eats-my-food-experiments dinner.
Now, I make my dinner a certain way, but Mr. O took the dinner and deconstructed it. Bowl to plate. An avant garde move.
Here’s the play-by-play.
Dinner a la Greece meets Poland
- box o’ couscous (plain or chicken flavored), plus water or chicken broth (better) and olive oil for putting it together.
- small onion
- 14 to 16 oz. turkey kielbasa
- kalamata olives
- extra virgin olive oil
- balsamic vinegar
Make the couscous according to the directions on the box (or make your own the way you like it). Sautee the onion in olive oil; when it starts to brown, add the kale and cook until it looks bright green and slightly wilted. At this point, if you’re putting the whole dish in one bowl (Mrs. O style), just slip the veggies into the pot on top of the couscous (which is already done because you already started it, remember?), and use the onion/kale pan to fry up the kielbasa.
Now pop the couscous, onion, kale, and kielbasa into a bowl. Add the kalamata olives. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and a little balsamic and voila! Dinner.