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Cauliflower “Pasta”

Cauliflower

Cauliflower Pasta

Check out this tasty low-carb pasta "swap". It's Profile-friendly to fit right into your personal weight loss plan.
Cauliflower
COURSE
Main Course, Side Dish
CUISINE
American, Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 Cauliflower raw, head, medium 5-6″ dia
  • Olive Oil Spray- 4 second spray
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper to taste
  • Herbs and Spices to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Wash cauliflower and cut into small uniform pieces.
  2. Working in small batches add cauliflower to food processor and pulse until cauliflower is the size of couscous or long-grain rice.
  3. Place a large shallow frying pan over medium-high heat and spray with vegetable oil spray.
  4. When the pan is hot add cauliflower and let it toast till a golden-brown color on the bottom.
  5. Gently flip/stir over the cauliflower to brown on the other side.
  6. To finish add 1 T olive oil, spices, salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Remove from the heat, mix well, and serve.
NOTES

Tips: You can also roast the cauliflower in a hot oven till golden brown and finish as above. To add even more veggies to your meal try adding in small diced red and green pepper, mushroom, onion, and/or garlic.

Profile Exchange: 1 fat, 1 cup vegetable

Photo courtesy of The Vintage Mixer

 

KEYWORD
Low-carb swaps, Profile Pasta, Profile Swaps

Looking for a rice swap? Check out this recipe for Cauliflower Fried Rice.