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Cauliflower and Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy cauliflower and pasta recipe? Learn how to make cauliflower and pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by buzzbriggs

Makes 4 servings



cauliflower and whole wheat pasta

Recipe Ingredients for cauliflower and pasta

1 pound Angel Hair Pasta, whole wheat
1 Salt
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, cracked from skin and sliced
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 head cauliflower, stem removed and chopped
1 cup chicken stock
1 tbsp rosemary
3/4 cup cheddar cheese
1 Salt and black pepper

Recipe Directions for cauliflower and pasta

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add salt and pasta and cook to al dente. Drain and reserve 2 ladles of pasta water.

  2. While water is coming up to a boil and pasta cooks, make sauce. Heat a deep skillet over medium heat with extra-virgin olive oil. Add garlic and cook 3 minutes, then remove. Add onions and cook 5 minutes then add cauliflower, chicken stock and the rosemary. Cover the pan and cook 15 minutes. Uncover the sauce, add 1 to 2 ladles of pasta water and mash the cauliflower with the back of a wooden spoon or potato masher. Add the pasta and cheese to the cauliflower and toss to combine. Season the dish with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 306.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
571
Calories from Fat
212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.6g
36%
Saturated Fat
6.8g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
593mg
25%
Potassium
488mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
70.2g
23%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
20.1g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 21% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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