Whole Grain Rigatoni

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Ck2plz

One of the recipes Mario Batali used to lose weight.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 6 quarts wter to boil in a large pot and add 2 tablespoons of salt.
  2. In a medium saute pan, heat oil; add onion, mint and red pepper. Cook until soft, about 5-6 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, remove leaves and base core from cauliflower and chop into 1/4 inch pieces. Break the florets away from the central cored and size them similarly. Cut the core into 1/4 inch coins and throw all the pieces into the saute pain with the onions. Lower heat to medium and cook, stirring regularly for 12-15 minutes, until cauliflower is softened and light brown.
  4. Cook the rigatoni according to package instructions until al dente and drain in colander, but reserve some of the water. Toss hot pasta with a bit of the cooking water into pan with cauliflower and add grated cheese, black pepper and parsley. Serve immediately.

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