Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins
Delicious and healthy!
- 1 (16 ounce) box whole wheat pasta
- 1 head cauliflower
- 3⁄4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons garlic
- 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
- Boil Cauliflower until soft.
- Saute garlic in oil and crushed red pepper.
- When cauliflower is soft, add it to garlic and oil.
- Boil pasta in the same water used for cauliflower.
- Add cauliflower to pasta.
My old boss from Italy taught me how to make this. I love it...but she used some parmasean cheese too. We also make it with out the red pepper for our kids, and it's still really good.
This was a easy one pan dish. I cooked the cauliflower first then the pasta and then while that was draining I put the oil, garlic and red pepper in the pan and sauted it. I'd have to say less oil also. And it did need some salt for me. Maybe I'll try some parmesan as Sugarpea said and see what that does for this dish, as I think it just needs a little something else. Love the heat from the red pepper, perfect!! Made and reviewed for Pick A Chef 2006.
Dh took a look at tonight's recipe while I was preparing dinner and said, "This should be interesting." I could tell he thought it was going to be bland and boring. Ha! Delicious and we both loved the sweet cauliflower with the chile and garlic oil. Only change I made was to add salt, pepper and parmesan. I probably reduced the amount of oil used. This is a winner, Chef #291140.