Bacon and Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

"This is a very tasty dish which is made mostly in the oven so minimum effort making it a perfect mid-week meal or hassle-free dish for entertaining. The roasted cauliflower adds a lovely nuttiness."
 
Download
photo by Jonathan_Creek photo by Jonathan_Creek
photo by Jonathan_Creek
Ready In:
40mins
Ingredients:
12
Serves:
3
Advertisement

ingredients

Advertisement

directions

  • 1. Pre-heat oven to 180°c (350°f). Pour a good glug of olive oil into a large, oven-proof dish.
  • 2. Place bacon and cauliflower into oven-proof dish and bake uncovered for 20 minutes The cauliflower should have golden-brown edges.
  • 3. Meanwhile, cook pasta for 2 mins less than package-directions. Reserve some pasta water in a cup.
  • 4. Place canned tomatoes and garlic halves in a food processor and blend until well combined. Add tomato mixture to bacon an cauliflower and bake uncovered for a further 10 minutes.
  • 5. Add drained pasta to the oven dish and toss it in the sauce until well combined. Add salt and pepper to taste (you will not need much salt due to the saltiness of the bacon).
  • 6. Cover the pasta and leave for 5 mins off the heat to soak up the sauce. Add some pasta water if it becomes too dry.
  • 7. Uncover and add olives and fresh basil. Toss to combine. Serve with plenty of freshly grated Parmesan. Yummy!

Questions & Replies

default avatar
Got a question? Share it with the community!
Advertisement

Reviews

Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!
Advertisement

RECIPE SUBMITTED BY

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Find More Recipes