Linguine Pasta with Cauliflower, Garlic, and Bread Crumbs Recipe

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Veronica Published: April 7, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Linguine Pasta with Cauliflower, Garlic, and Bread Crumbs

Salty anchovies, crisp cauliflowers, and crunchy breadcrumbs makes up this tender linguine pasta dish! Whip up a serving in under 30 minutes.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 8tbspolive oil
  • 1cupfresh bread crumbs
  • 6garlic cloves
  • 6tbspfresh parsley,chopped
  • ½tspred pepper flakes,dried
  • 1tspanchovy paste
  • 1lblinguine
  • lbscauliflower,(1 head)
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½cupparmesan,grated


  1. In a large frying pan, heat 4 tablespoons of the oil over moderate heat. Add the bread crumbs and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes, until golden.

  2. Remove. Wipe out the pan.

  3. Heat the remaining 4 tablespoons oil in the same pan over moderately low heat. Add the garlic, parsley and red-pepper flakes. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in the anchovy paste.

  4. Remove from the heat.

  5. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the linguine for about 8 minutes, until almost done. Add the cauliflower and bring back to a boil.

  6. Cook for about 4 minutes longer, until the cauliflower and pasta are just done. Drain.

  7. Toss with the garlic mixture, salt, bread crumbs and Parmesan. Top with additional Parmesan.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 844.22kcal
  • Fat: 34.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 106.84g
  • Fiber: 9.91g
  • Sugar: 9.36g
  • Protein: 28.63g
  • Cholesterol: 13.49mg
  • Sodium: 1025.39mg
  • Calcium: 341.47mg
  • Potassium: 1189.06mg
  • Iron: 3.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 63.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 145.66mg
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