Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

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Nia 03 Jan, 2022

This is an Italian dish. This Roasted Cauliflower Pasta recipe is surprisingly simple to make. Check out this healthy snack for the evening craving.

Ingredients

1 (2 pound) cauliflower

2 tbsp melted butter

3 large cloves garlic, minced

½ teaspoon salt, divided

½ teaspoon pepper, divided

1 cup 18% Sour Cream

½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 pound short pasta

½ cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes

½ cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2. Trim cauliflower and separate into small florets. Toss cauliflower with melted butter, garlic and half each salt and

pepper. Spread on a parchment paper-lined, rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring once, for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden and browned.

3. Transfer 1 cup (250 mL) cauliflower to a food processor. Add sour cream, Parmesan cheese and remaining salt and pepper; pulse until smooth. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water. Reserve 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) cooking water before draining.

4. Toss hot cooked pasta with sour cream mixture, remaining roasted cauliflower, sun-dried tomatoes and basil; add enough reserved pasta water to make pasta moist and saucy. Serve immediately.

Serves 6

Nutritional Info

Calories 180kcal, Fat 14g, Carbs 70g, Protein 19g.

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