Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Cauliflower Fusili Puttanesca

I can have pasta for any meal.This simple pasta dish was made by my DH.It was adapted from the recipe featured in Real Simple Magazine.


Penne pasta - 3/4 pound We used tricolor fusili pasta

Chili flakes - 2tsp

Pepper powder - 2tsp

Garlic - 2tbsp minced

Capers - 2 tbsp

Kalamata olives(pitted) - 1/4 cup

Cauliflower - 1 medium separate into small florets

Tomato - 2 chopped

Parsley - 2 tbsp

Grated Parmesan - for sprinkling on the top(optional)

Kosher salt - as required

olive oil - 5tbsp


Boil pasta in sufficient amount of water till Al dente.

Heat oil in a pan.When hot,add the garlic and saute for 2 minutes.

Now add the cauliflower florets and saute till it gets cooked but still crunchy.

Then add the olives,capers and tomato and saute till tomato becomes mushy.

Now add the chili flakes,required amount of salt.

Finally add the pasta and cook for about 2 minutes.

Then add the parsley and grated Parmesan on the top.

Serve hot.


Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

yummy... i can eat pasta in any meal too...

Ambreen said...

That looks so tempting! Fantastic recipe!

Niloufer Riyaz said...

mouthwaterinng pasta recipe. would love to have them!!

Aruna Manikandan said...

look delicious :)

Suja Manoj said...

Yummy and tempting..

S.Menaga said...

woww looks delicious...

Athisaya Divya said...

Thanks for dropping by my blog. You have some delicious recipes here:)

Shanthi said...

Soooo tempting and healthy

Jay said...

delicious recipe...looks very appetizing..;)
Tasty Appetite

Mahi said...

Hubby cooking is always special and yummy! ;) Pasta looks nice!

Hema said...

This looks awesome and healthy, first time here Ramya and following you..

Rachana said...

This is such a comfort meal. Loved it.

Cathy Pieroz said...

Yum! That looks fantastic and presents with such colour - Cathy Pieroz at Ray White Alexandra Hills

Teena Mary said...

What a fantastic recipe! So colourful & yum!!!! So glad to follow you :)

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