Roasted Cauliflower With Pine Nuts and Raisins

Roasted Cauliflower With Pine Nuts and Raisins

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 none head cauliflower (about 2 lb.)
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 none large garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/4 cup Japanese breadcrumbs (panko)


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cover raisins with hot water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes or until plump. Drain.

2. Cut cauliflower into equal-size florets. Toss together florets, pine nuts, olive oil, and thyme in a jelly-roll pan. Spread in single layer, and season with salt and pepper.

3. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until edges of cauliflower are caramelized and nuts are toasted. Remove from oven. Increase oven temperature to broil.

4. Microwave butter with garlic in a small glass bowl at HIGH 30 seconds. Stir in raisins and breadcrumbs. Toss raisin mixture with cauliflower mixture in jelly-roll pan, and spread mixture in a single layer.

5. Broil 6 inches from heat 2 minutes or just until golden. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 221none
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 3.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.1g
  • Protein: 4.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 18.8g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Cholesterol: 7.5mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 366mg
  • Calcium: 42mg

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Roasted Cauliflower With Pine Nuts and Raisins Recipe