Pasta With Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

This pasta recipe with roasted cauliflower is one of my favorite recipes. A totally vegetarian recipe, the pasta is tossed along with roasted cauliflower, olives and basil with a dressing of vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper.


Health IndexAverageServings6


 Head of cauliflower1 Pound
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon, divided
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Penne pasta/Other medium pasta1⁄2 Pound
 Red wine vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Balsamic vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Sweet red peppers2 , roasted, peeled and diced
 Chopped black olives2 Tablespoon
 Shredded basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped parsley1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 229 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.3%

Saturated Fat 0.72 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 290.8 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 7 g13.4%

Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 150.8%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Trim cauliflower and break into florets.
In large bowl, toss cauliflower with 1 tbsp/15 mL olive oil and 1/2 tsp/2 mL salt.
Arrange in single layer on baking sheet.
Roast cauliflower in preheated 400°F/200°C oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cooked through and lightly browned.
Stir occasionally.
Meanwhile, bring large pot of water to boil.
Add pasta and cook until tender but firm.
Drain well.
In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper.
Whisk in remaining 1 tbsp/15 mL oil.
Toss dressing with cauliflower, peppers, olives, basil and pasta.
Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.
Serve at room temperature.



Cheddar cheese says :

Hey its looks delicious.
Posted on: 25 September 2009 - 7:31am