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Pasta with Baked Cauliflower


40 min

Pasta with Baked Cauliflower

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40 min


4 persons




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Author: Antonina Blum

If all pasta sauces have long been tried, and you want some novelty in a traditional dish, we suggest you pay attention to our today's healthy cauliflower recipe: pasta with baked cauliflower. It is very simple to prepare, but very tasty and aromatic, thanks to the sauce, a dish


  • pasta: 350 g
  • cauliflower: 500 g
  • olive oil: 100 ml
  • parsley: 50 g
  • green onion: 30 g
  • mint: 4 sprigs
  • lemon juice: 1 Tbsp
  • salt: 1 tsp
  • black pepper: 2 pinch

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Stages of cooking

  1. Turn on the oven to warm up to 180 degrees. Take a small cauliflower head out into florets and put it in a baking dish or on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. You can add your favorite spices or herbs (dry or fresh). Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  2. Prepare the sauce: remove the coarse stems from the parsley, cut off the tip of the white part of the green onion, remove mint leaves from the twigs. Chop greens and put in a bowl blender.

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  3. Pour olive oil to the sauce and whisk in a homogeneous paste. Salt and pepper to taste and add lemon juice. Once again, whisk everything.

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  4. Boil water in a large saucepan, salt and cook the pasta to the state of al dente.

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  5. Add baked cauliflower and sauce, mix. Enjoy your meal!

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History of the Pasta with Baked Cauliflower:

Pasta with baked cauliflower is a traditional Italian dish that has been passed down through generations. Cauliflower was a popular ingredient in Italy during the mid-1500s and was often used in vegetable-based pasta dishes. The addition of the baked cauliflower creates a unique and savory flavor that is perfect for any pasta lover. This recipe is simple to prepare and can be a great option for a family dinner or a special occasion.

Tips and Tricks for Pasta with Baked Cauliflower Recipe:

  1. Use fresh cauliflower for the best taste and texture.
  2. Don't overcook the cauliflower when baking it. It should be just tender, not mushy.
  3. Add your favorite herbs and spices to the cauliflower before baking to infuse additional flavors into the dish.
  4. To make the dish more filling, add diced chicken breast or shrimp to the dish.
  5. For a healthier option, use whole wheat pasta instead of traditional white pasta.

Tips for presenting the dish:

  1. Serve the pasta with baked cauliflower in a shallow pasta bowl to showcase the colors and textures of the dish.
  2. Top the dish with additional herbs, such as fresh parsley, for a pop of color and extra flavor.
  3. Serve with a side salad or crusty bread to round out the meal.
  4. Pair the dish with a glass of Italian red wine, such as Chianti or Brunello, to enhance the flavors of the pasta and cauliflower.

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