Cauliflower recipes: Seared with olives and breadcrumbs
Looking for easy cauliflower recipes? Try this!
Looking for healthy cauliflower recipes? Calling all olive lovers – this recipe for seared cauliflower with olives and breadcrumbs inspired by cookbook author Mark Bittman is for you! Enjoy as a vegetable side dish for dinner or serve as a healthy appetizer to nibble on before your next meal. You don’t need to measure the ingredients exactly for this recipe as a little more or a little less of the ingredients will turn out just fine depending on what you have on hand and your taste preferences.
Makes 6 servings
What you need:
1 head of cauliflower (approximately 2 pounds), cored and cut into bite sized pieces
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp minced fresh garlic
1/2 cup sliced pitted olives (such as green olives or kalamata olives)
1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
2 tbsp. fresh chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh squeezed lemon wedges
How you make:
Wash and core cauliflower and chop into bite-sized pieces.
In a large frying pan heat olive oil and stir-fry cauliflower until slightly browned. Add the minced garlic and sliced olives.
Add a handful of breadcrumbs and continue stir-frying until toasted brown. Finish with chopped parsley and salt and pepper.
Serve with a wedge of lemon to squeeze on top.
Nutrients per serving:
15 g carbohydrates
4 g protein
9.6 g fat
3.5 g fibre
We hope you’ve enjoyed this healthy cauliflower recipe! If you are looking for more cauliflower recipes you might want to also check out these ideas on our blog:
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