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Pesto-Tossed Cauliflower

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Pesto has a very concentrated flavor, so a small amount goes a long way. You can find bottled pesto on the shelves with other sauces and condiments or in the refrigerated section with the fresh pasta sauces.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons commercial pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 74
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 5.9 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 252 mg
  • calcium 92 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl; pour water over cauliflower. Cover with plastic wrap; vent. Microwave at HIGH 6 minutes or until done.

  2. Drain cauliflower, and return to dish. Add pesto, salt, and pepper; toss well. Cover; microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until hot.

  3. carbo rating: 3

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