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Barilla® Whole Grain Rotini with Tuscan-style Cauliflower & Pecorino Cheese


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Barilla® Whole Grain Rotini with Tuscan-style Cauliflower & Pecorino Cheese
PREPARATION TIME
50 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course

NUTRITIONAL FACTS
CALORIES: 290
CARBOHYDRATE: 41.0g
PROTEIN: 9.0g
FAT: 11.0g

TYPE OF RECIPE
Vegetarian


Ingredients for 7 people


1 box Barilla Whole Grain Rotini
½ small onion chopped
4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Medium Red Bell Pepper Sliced Thin
5 leaves Fresh Mint
1/4 tablespoon Red Chili Pepper Flakes
1 1/4 pound Cauliflower
1/2 cup Pecorino Toscano Cheese Grated
Black Pepper Freshly Ground to taste



Preparation 10 minutes preparation + 40 minutes cooking
1. BRING a large pot of water to a boil and add 2 tablespoons salt

2. HEAT oil in a 14- to 18-inch skillet until oil just begin to smoke

3. ADD onion, mint and red bell pepper

4. Cook until soft, about 5 to 6 minutes

5. Meanwhile, REMOVE the leaves and base core from cauliflower and chop into 1/4-inch pieces

6. Break the florets away from the central core and size them similarly

7. LOWER heat to medium and cook, stirring regularly for about 12 to 15 minutes, until cauliflower is softened and light brown but not mushy

8. COOK Whole Grain Rotini according to package instructions, and drain

9. TOSS hot pasta into the skillet with the cauliflower

10. Add the grated cheese, black pepper and red chili pepper flakes

11. Toss to coat and serve immediately