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Pesto-Tossed Cauliflower

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 74
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 4.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 3.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.9g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 252mg
  • Calcium: 92mg

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