Pasta with Cauliflower Recipe

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Grace Scott Modified: March 24, 2022
Pasta with Cauliflower Recipe

How To Make Pasta with Cauliflower

Have you ever tried putting cauliflowers in your pasta? This wonderful pasta topping works wonders in elevating the tastiness of your ordinary pasta!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 12ozspaghetti,Ronzoni Smart Taste or whole wheat
  • 1headlarge cauliflower,roughly chopped, about 3 cups
  • tspextra virgin olive oil
  • cupItalian seasoned bread crumbs,I used whole wheat
  • 5anchovies
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • 6tbsppecorino romano cheese
  • ½cupparsley,chopped

Instructions

  1. Boil pasta in salted water according to directions for al dente. Drain pasta, reserving 1 cup water.

  2. Meanwhile, steam cauliflower (or boil) until tender. Set aside.

  3. Add ½ teaspoon of oil to a small frying pan and toast breadcrumbs, careful not to burn. Set aside.

  4. In a large frying pan, sauté anchovies in the remaining tablespoon of olive oil until they begin to dissolve.

  5. Add onions and cook on medium heat until golden.

  6. Add steamed cauliflower and mix well.

  7. Toss pasta with parsley, cheese, cauliflower, ½ cup of reserved pasta water (or more if needed), and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Divide evenly between 6 plates.

  9. Top with toasted bread crumbs. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 340.32kcal
  • Fat: 6.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.91g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.94g
  • Fiber: 5.36g
  • Sugar: 5.44g
  • Protein: 14.82g
  • Cholesterol: 11.41mg
  • Sodium: 333.40mg
  • Calcium: 160.34mg
  • Potassium: 636.52mg
  • Iron: 2.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 75.49mg
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