Cheese Tortellini With Roasted Cauliflower & Filberts

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    cups cauliflower, cut into small florets (1 small head)
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 3
    slices bacon or 3 slices veggie bacon, cut into 1-in . pieces
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 13
    cup filberts, chopped (hazelnuts)
  • 2
    small shallots, finely diced
  • 2
    tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1
    (350 g) package fresh cheese filled tortellini
  • 2
    tablespoons fresh chives, finely sliced (for garnish)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C) and bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine cauliflower, olive oil and bacon. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Spread mixture out in a large roasting pan and roast, stirring occasionally, until cauliflower is golden and bacon is crisp, (about 15 to 18 min).
  • Stir in nuts, shallots and thyme.
  • Return pan to oven and roast 3 to 5 minute longer.
  • Cook tortellini according to package directions, drain well and toss gently with the roasted cauliflower mixture.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings, if necessary, garnish with chives and serve.
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