Roasted Potatoes & Garlic Pine Nut Broccoli

Roasted Potatoes & Garlic Pine Nut Broccoli

Today I’ll show you 2 easy, fantastic and simple side dishes that you can prepare anytime.


For potatoes

  • 2 lb russet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 garlic bud
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Few leaves of thyme
  • Few leaves of rosemary
  • Pinch of granulated garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Few sage leaves
  • ¼ cup grated Parm

For broccoli

  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 lb broccoli
  • Pinch of hot pepper flakes
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • Salt to taste


  1. The first step is, preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Now peeled and rinsed the potatoes and cut each potato into 4 or 5 equal sizes.
  3. Bring a saucepan with water and pinch of salt and put potatoes into it and bring them a boil for about 2 minutes and drain them.
  4. Into a large skillet add some butter and olive oil and get them really nice hot and put the potatoes in it.
  5. If you want the potatoes cook evenly and for very nice colour cook them on the low medium heat.
  6. Once the potatoes get desire colour put the flame off and adds some whole garlic, thyme and rosemary.
  7. Add little salt first and add freshly grated cheese, shake the pan and pop it into the oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Now get some water and coming up to the boil and broccoli and let them cook for 2 minutes and drain them really well.
  9. In a pan add olive oil, sliced garlic, dried chilli and some pine nuts toast them together.
  10. Now add broccoli to the pan stir them for 2 minutes and add some salt.


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