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Romanesco Cauliflower with Parmigiano

Romanesco Cauliflower Sidedish
Romanesco Cauliflower Sidedish
Romanesco Cauliflower Sidedish
Romanesco Cauliflower Sidedish

Sometimes after a busy day the last thing you want to do is prepare a large meal, especially if its hot! I love to mix up different vegetables with light sauces. This dish is the perfect mini-meal (or sidedish) that is both hearty and delicious. Always opt to use fresh Romanesco (if you can find it), otherwise most specialty stores will sell it frozen. 

Ingredients:

9 tbsp olive oil

2 heads Romanesco broccoli (roughly chopped) 

1 head Cauliflower (roughly chopped)

3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)

1 tsp italian seasoning (or dried herbs

)1/2 tsp red chile flakes

Zest of 1 lemon 

Salt & Pepper to taste

Parmesano Reggiano (shaved)

Directions:
Heat 5 tbsp. oil over medium heat in a large frying pan. Add romanesco, cauliflower, 1/2 tsp. salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, around 5 minutes. Add 1 tbsp. more oil to pan along with garlic, chile flakes and italian seasoning. Cook until garlic is fragrant and light golden and Romanesco is tender, about 5 minutes more.

Stir in Romanesco / Cauliflower mixture, lemon zest, cheese, remaining 3 tbsp. oil and 1/4 tsp. salt and pepper to taste (about 3/4 cup).

Serve with extra Parmesano Reggiano cheese. 

 

Enjoy!

Birdie
 

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