Creamy Spicy Cauliflower “Risotto”

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Servings: 4
Rated 4.75/5 based on 4 customer reviews
Courtesy of Taste of Home

Ingredients (9)

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 head (2 lbs.) cauliflower, core removed and finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps (5)

  • Step 1
    Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add the onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly softened, 3–4 minutes.
  • Step 2
    Stir in the cauliflower and cook 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water, salt and pepper; cook until the cauliflower is tender but not mushy, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.
  • Step 3
    Stir in the cheese and cook 1 minute.
  • Step 4
    Remove from the heat and stir in the dressing and parsley.
  • Step 5
    Serve hot. Can be made up to 1 day ahead and reheated in a skillet over medium heat.
  • For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cauliflower Me What a great surprise for a side dish. I am always looking for new ideas when cooking with cauliflower as we use cauliflower in lieu of potatoes
Date published: 2019-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been looking for a different recipe with cauliflower as the main ingredient and this recipe did not disappoint! Delicious and healthy.
Date published: 2017-08-19
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