Whole Wheat Penne with Crispy Cauliflower

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280.8
  • Total Fat: 12.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.9 mg
  • Sodium: 276.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 3.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
    (12 oz) package cauliflower florets (2 cups)
    teaspoon salt
    teaspoon pepper
    6 oz whole wheat penne pasta
    cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add cauliflower; cook 10 minutes or until tender and browned, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water. Add pasta to cauliflower in skillet over medium-high heat. Add pasta water, a little at a time, stirring to prevent sticking. Drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LEANANDFREEAT23.