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This cauliflower side dish is seasoned with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper, roasted until crisp and brown and then tossed with a delicious green pea pesto.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

45 mins
20 mins


Green Pea Pesto
Garlic Roasted Cauliflower


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare Green Pea Pesto: In a food processor, combine peas, parsley leaves, basil, mint, water, Parmesan cheese, shallot, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and, if desired, cayenne pepper. Cover and pulse until desired consistency, adding more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, if necessary. Set aside or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

  • To prepare Garlic Roasted Cauliflower: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil and coat with cooking spray.

  • In a very large bowl, combine cauliflower and garlic. Add oil, salt, black pepper, and, if desired, crushed red pepper; toss to coat cauliflower.

  • Spread cauliflower mixture in the prepared baking pan. Roast for 15 minutes. Stir. Roast for 10 to 15 minutes more or until edges are brown and cauliflower is crisp-tender. Toss with Green Pea Pesto just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup
60 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 5.5g; dietary fiber 2.1g; sugars 2g; fat 3.7g; saturated fat 0.6g; cholesterol 0.7mg; vitamin a iu 438.7IU; vitamin c 35.7mg; folate 45.5mcg; calcium 35.1mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 14.8mg; potassium 238.4mg; sodium 186mg.

1 fat, 1 vegetable