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Pasta With Roasted Cauliflower

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This pasta recipe with roasted cauliflower is one of my favorite recipes. A totally vegetarian recipe, the pasta is tossed along with roasted cauliflower, olives and basil with a dressing of vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper.
  Head of cauliflower 1 Pound
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Penne pasta/Other medium pasta 1⁄2 Pound
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Sweet red peppers 2 , roasted, peeled and diced
  Chopped black olives 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon

Trim cauliflower and break into florets.
In large bowl, toss cauliflower with 1 tbsp/15 mL olive oil and 1/2 tsp/2 mL salt.
Arrange in single layer on baking sheet.
Roast cauliflower in preheated 400°F/200°C oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cooked through and lightly browned.
Stir occasionally.
Meanwhile, bring large pot of water to boil.
Add pasta and cook until tender but firm.
Drain well.
In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper.
Whisk in remaining 1 tbsp/15 mL oil.
Toss dressing with cauliflower, peppers, olives, basil and pasta.
Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.
Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 229 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.3%

Saturated Fat 0.72 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 290.8 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 7 g13.4%

Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 150.8%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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