Blogs

DeAnna Lee




Parmesan Cauliflower Penne Pasta



I stopped by to see my friend Amanda at Ballard BootGirl on Saturday, and she shared with me this delicious healthy/ comfort food recipe!  You get the best of both worlds with this one! 

Parmesan Cauliflower Penne Pasta

1 whole head of cauliflower
2 tbsp. olive oil 

1/2 onion
4 garlic cloves 
2 tbsp. butter
1 cup chicken/ or vegetable stock 
1/4 cup pasta water
1 lb. wheat penne pasta
1/2 tbsp. crushed red pepper (I use a full tablespoon for MORE HEAT)! 
2 cups shredded parmesan cheese 


Cut cauliflower in half.  Remove the stems from the cauliflower AND DON'T THROW THEM AWAY!  Cut the stems up bite size!  They are gonna make the most yummy crunchy veggie surprise for this dish. Then cut up the rest of the cauliflower and set it aside.
 

Saute onion and stems in olive oil for 5 minutes.  Add cauliflower tops, minced garlic, red pepper, salt and pepper and let saute 2 - 3 minutes.  Add one cup chicken/ or vegetable stock.  Cover and let steam 10 - 15 minutes or until the cauliflower tops have softened where you can begin to mash them with a wooden spoon.  Add butter, pasta water and stir well.  Add parmesan cheese and remove from heat. Stir well. 

Prepare penne pasta according to package directions.  

Spoon cauliflower mixture on top of the wheat penne pasta for a yummy vegetarian meal!  

I added a little chopped tomato and chives on top for color!  



Tags :  
Topics : Hospitality_Recreation
Social :
People : Amanda




 
04/29/2013 1:16PM
Parmesan Cauliflower Penne Pasta
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
advertise with us
Blog Archives
Recent Blog Posts
BREAKING: Lady Antebellum Tour Bus On Fire!
While in Texas, Lady Antebellum's tour bus caught on fire. It's being reported that Hillary Scott and her husband were on the bus at the time. While the pictures look scary, it seems everyone is ok. NOW: The band @ladyantebellum's tour bus...
Read More
BREAKING: Lady Antebellum Tour Bus On Fire!
While in Texas, Lady Antebellum's tour bus caught on fire. It's being reported that Hillary Scott and her husband were on the bus at the time. While the pictures look scary, it seems everyone is ok. NOW: The band @ladyantebellum's tour bus...
Read More
Where To Get a Selfie Stick
You've seen selfies sticks but don't know where to find one? I think this selfie stick is the cheapest and best one out there! It's only $14.99 and comes with a bluetooth remote. Look at Dustin Lynch playing with mine for the first time...
Read More
Where To Get a Selfie Stick
You've seen selfies sticks but don't know where to find one? I think this selfie stick is the cheapest and best one out there! It's only $14.99 and comes with a bluetooth remote. Look at Dustin Lynch playing with mine for the first time...
Read More
I'm Moving!
I'm moving into my Bachelorette Pad and decided it was time to get furniture to go with it. Of course I went to Behar's in Everett. Now, to be 100% transparent, yes, I endorse them BUT I paid for all of this with my own hard earned money. I was...
Read More
Blog Categories