Cauliflower with Olives and Dates (Coliflor con Aceitunas y Datiles) Recipe

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Emily Andersen Modified: March 25, 2022
Cauliflower with Olives and Dates (Coliflor con Aceitunas y Datiles) Recipe

How To Make Cauliflower with Olives and Dates (Coliflor con Aceitunas y Datiles)

Try this quick and tasty tapas made using crunchy cauliflower with olives and dates! This 20-minute dish is sprinkled with Spanish-sweet smoked paprika.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ¼cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 8ozcauliflower
  • 3sprigsfresh thyme
  • 8pcsdates
  • 8pcscured black olives
  • 8pcsgreen olives
  • ¼cupsweet dessert white wine
  • 2tsppimenton,(Spanish sweet smoked paprika)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat.

  2. Add the cauliflower and thyme and cook for about 8 minutes until the cauliflower is brown and caramelized.

  3. Add the dates and olives and cook for about 1 more minute, until they are heated through. Pour in the wine and deglaze the pan, allowing the alcohol to burn off. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl and sprinkle with pimentón.

  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 299.23kcal
  • Fat: 15.43g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.96g
  • Fiber: 5.45g
  • Sugar: 33.28g
  • Protein: 2.36g
  • Sodium: 150.54mg
  • Calcium: 64.84mg
  • Potassium: 556.88mg
  • Iron: 1.66mg
  • Vitamin A: 39.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.00mg
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