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5-ingredient paccheri with roasted cauliflower

Based on 9 ratings

Devan Grimsrud

Managing Editor at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
18
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
250 g paccheri
½ head cauliflower
2 tbsp capers
1 clove garlic
½ tsp chili flakes
olive oil
salt
pepper
butter
parsley (for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • sieve
  • baking sheet
  • large pot
  • colander
  • frying pan
  • rubber spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
502
Protein
20 g
Fat
2 g
Carb
101 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut cauliflower into florets. Drain capers. Peel and thinly slice garlic.
    • ½ head cauliflower
    • 2 tbsp capers
    • 1 clove garlic
    • oven
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • sieve

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut cauliflower into florets. Drain capers. Peel and thinly slice garlic.

  • Step 2/4

    Transfer cauliflower to a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and roast until brown and tender, approx. 18 min.
    • olive oil
    • salt
    • pepper
    • baking sheet

    Transfer cauliflower to a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and roast until brown and tender, approx. 18 min.

  • Step 3/4

    In the meantime, bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook paccheri pasta according to package instructions. Drain and reserve some pasta water.
    • 250 g paccheri
    • large pot
    • colander

    In the meantime, bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook paccheri pasta according to package instructions. Drain and reserve some pasta water.

  • Step 4/4

    In a frying pan over medium heat, add some olive oil. Once hot, add garlic and chili flakes and swirl to combine. Add capers and let sizzle for approx. 2 min., then add roasted cauliflower and toss to combine. Add paccheri pasta and some pasta water and toss well to combine. Add some butter and toss to create a sauce, then serve immediately topped with parsley. Enjoy!
    • ½ tsp chili flakes
    • butter
    • parsley (for serving)
    • frying pan
    • rubber spatula

    In a frying pan over medium heat, add some olive oil. Once hot, add garlic and chili flakes and swirl to combine. Add capers and let sizzle for approx. 2 min., then add roasted cauliflower and toss to combine. Add paccheri pasta and some pasta water and toss well to combine. Add some butter and toss to create a sauce, then serve immediately topped with parsley. Enjoy!