‘Creamy’ Pasta Primavera

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

8 min

Servings

4

Cauliflower sauce adds silky texture without all the fat.


Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1 lb.) whole-wheat farfalle
  • 3 cups (1/2 head) cauliflower, steamed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 head radicchio or endive, cored and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Black pepper and lemon wedges, optional

Directions

Step 1

Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse with warm water.

Step 2

Season cauliflower with salt and pepper and puree for 30-45 seconds. Add 2 Tbsp of water, or more as needed.

Step 3

Heat olive oil on medium-low and cook garlic for one minute. Add radicchio and cook for 6 minutes on high heat, stirring frequently. Add apple cider vinegar to deglaze pan. Stir in green peas, parsley, and pasta.

Step 4

Toss with cauliflower sauce; garnish with black pepper and lemon juice, if desired.

Step 5

Handy Hint: Want it low-carb? Replace pasta with spiralized veggies such as zucchini noodles (aka “zoodles”).


Nutritional Information

Calories 303
Fat 7.4 g
Saturated fat 0.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat 1 g
Monounsaturated fat 3.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 22.4 mg
Carbs 50.5 g
Fiber 9.7 g
Protein 11.1 g


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