Cauliflower with Chickpeas and Tomatoes Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Fennel seeds1 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Cauliflower head1 , cut into florets
 Canned diced tomatoes14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned chickpeas15 1⁄2 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
 Chopped fresh basil leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233 Calories from Fat 16

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3%

Saturated Fat 0.23 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 518.5 mg21.6%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.8%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 11 g22.8%

Vitamin A 16.9% Vitamin C 162.1%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 22.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place the fennel seeds in a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat and toast, shaking the pan often, for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until fragrant.
Remove the seeds from the skillet and crush.
Coat the same skillet with olive-oil cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
Add the garlic and fennel seeds and cook for 1 minute.
Add the cauliflower and tomatoes (with juice) and heat to boiling.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes, or until tender.
Stir in the chickpeas and basil and heat through.