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Cauliflower Penne Recipe

Looking for an easy Cauliflower Penne recipe? Learn how to make Cauliflower Penne using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by babsbee

Makes 4 servings



My spin on Mario Batali's Cauliflower Penne recipe - deceptively simple, really tasty

Recipe Ingredients for Cauliflower Penne

4 tbsp olive oil
4 cloves garlic
1 head cauliflower, broken into florets
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 pound whole wheat penne pasta

Recipe Directions for Cauliflower Penne

  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat

  2. Add minced garlic to oil and saute 2 minutes or until a light brown in color

  3. Add cauliflower and saute, tossing and turning florets for 10 to 12 minutes

  4. Season with salt and pepper

  5. Meanwhile, bring plenty of salted water to a boil for penne pasta

  6. Turn heat down to low and let cauliflower cook another 8 minutes

  7. Cook pasta until al dente

  8. Drain pasta and add with parsley to the cauliflower

  9. Toss over high heat for just a minute

  10. Remove from heat and serve, adding parmesan as desired

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 153.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
359
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.4g
25%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
262mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
45.0g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7.9g
32%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
13.1g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 12% Iron 20%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin C
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