Pesto-Tossed Cauliflower

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.


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional 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


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


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.

carbo rating: 3