Recipe: Cauliflower Pasta with Aromatic Herbs

Pasta with aromatic herbs
March 06, 2011

Aromatic MixtureI seasoned this winter pasta recipe with the herbs mixture described in the post Mediterranean Aromatic Mixture: red chili, rosemary, sage, oregano, marjoram. I will prepare this mixture again this summer.


Cauliflower Pasta with Aromatic Herbs

Cauliflower Pasta with Aromatic Herbs


Ingredients
700g cauliflower
160g sedani rigati or other short pasta
6 anchovy fillets
3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
125g mozzarella
30g cream cheese
1 tbsp mixed aromatic herbs
3 tbsp olive oil

Directions
Cut the cauliflower into pieces and cook in salted boiling water until it is very tender. Drain and keep aside.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet, melt the anchovy fillets and add the cauliflower. Cook for a couple of minutes, stirring frequently.
Meanwhile cook the pasta normally in boiling salted water.
Add the Parmesan and mozzarella cut into pieces in the skillet and stir until the sauce becomes creamy. Add cream cheese and remove from heat.
Drain well the pasta and season with the cauliflower sauce. Sprinkle with aromatic herbs and serve immediately.



Habanero ChocolateOne year ago:

Habanero Chocolate Files


Presto Pasta NightsI am entering this in Presto Pasta Nights, hosted by Sarah of Maison Cupcake.

You may be interested in...


Recipe: Dates with Aromatic Herbs
New Year's Appetizers
March 02, 2011

I'm posting two months later this New Year's Appetizer, because I forgot to take some pictures and I waited to prepare it again. It uses an aromatic herbs mixture that I made last year, with marjoram, oregano, basil, ...

Recipe: Gorgonzola and Walnuts Pasta with Marjoram
Pasta with aromatic herbs
February 26, 2011

I love to use fresh aromatic herbs but let's admit it: it's winter, and it's time to use all those herbs harvested and stored during summer. I have a lot of dried marjoram, and I can't think of another aromatic herb for...

Related Photo Galleries



Comments

Author: Ruth (URL)
07/03/2011

The pasta looks so creamy and delicious. Thanks so much for sharing with Presto Pasta Nights. As for the herb mixture... are the herbs dried before combining the mixture? I m assuming that there are equal amounts of herbs... is that the case?


Author: Graziana
08/03/2011

Hi Ruth, I dried herbs before combining the mixture. There are approximately equal amounts of herbs, but I don t have the real doses. I will prepare the mixture again this summer and post the recipe here.


Your comment

  Please prove that you are not a robot.

Author:
 
Mail:
 
URL:

Recent posts

(Ita) Ricetta: Acqua al cetriolo e menta - July 28, 2014


Chives flower - June 25, 2014
The surprising flowers
Chives flowers can be dried and added to herb mixtures. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontaneous herbs. Two years ago: Vegetarian b...

Recipe: Rocket and ricotta spaghetti - June 10, 2014
Pasta with aromatic herbs
Add a bunch of rocket to your pasta for a summer quick lunch. Rocket and ricotta spaghetti Ingredients Serves two: 140g spaghetti 100g ricotta 1 bunch rocket 200ml t...

WHB #436: The recap - June 09, 2014
Events
Grazie per le vostre deliziose ricette e informazioni utili! Thank you for all you delicious recipes and useful information! Weekend Herb Blogging è un evento dalla lunga sto...

Recipe: Asparagus quiche with sculpit - June 03, 2014
Savory pies and pizza with herbs
I'm growing sculpit (aka stridolo or silene) on my rooftop. We ate them raw in salads, added in omelettes, and in this quiche. Asparagus quiche with sculpit Ingredients 25...

Coriander flower - May 26, 2014
The surprising flowers
My coriander started to bolting and I took some pictures of its white flowers. A close-up: they look like tiny daisies. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs,...

(Ita) Il prezzemolo da radice - May 09, 2014


Yellow sweet clover flower - May 04, 2014
The surprising flowers
Every year I grow yellow sweet clover plants to harvest and dry the flowers for my flowers tea, with other aromatic flowers like cinnamon basil, mint, orange flowers. The su...

Herb harvests... appetizers - April 29, 2014
Growing aromatic herbs
Many perennial herbs are ready for the first harvests. I used lovage leaves and stems instead of dill for the recipe Dill and Onion Savory Muffins. My guests loved them, I can't...

(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... le verdure primaverili - April 22, 2014


(Ita) Ricetta: Pasta al tonno e cumino - April 21, 2014


(Ita) I fiori delle erbe e delle spezie - April 17, 2014


(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... ricette con il cioccolato - April 14, 2014


Orange thyme flowers - April 10, 2014
The surprising flowers
Orange thyme (Thymus Fragrantissimus) is blooming, and now it's full of tiny purple flowers. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontaneous he...

(Ita) Ricetta: Crema di zucca al coriandolo - April 01, 2014


Today's picture:
Chilhuacle Negro chili pod
Blog Archive