Clean-out-the-refrigerator meals can be so much fun!

I knew I was roasting a chicken but wasn’t quite sure what to serve on the side.  I had a couple of gold potatoes and a half-head of cauliflower that really needed using up.  A can of plum tomatoes tied them together.

The chicken was a basic salt, pepper, sage and into the oven.  When it came out, I set if off to the side and started the sauce:

  • 1 onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 gold potatoes. halved
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, in large florettes
  • 1 large can plum tomatoes in puree
  • French herbs
  • S&P

Chop onion and cook in the chicken fat until translucent.  Add garlic and quickly stir.  Add red wine and reduce by half.  Add chicken broth, potatoes, cauliflower, French herbs, and S&P to taste.  Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer until potatoes are done.

Serve over chicken.

It was fun, it was filling, and it helped clean out the ‘fridge so I could do more shopping today!