Recipe: Braised Cauliflower & Squash Penne Pasta


Braised Cauliflower & Squash Penne Pasta Recipe
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
Add garlic, thyme and crushed red pepper and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
Add broth, penne, cauliflower and squash.
Bring to a boil over high heat. reduce heat to a lively simmer and cook, uncovered until past is tender and liquid is thickened.
Reduce to a simmer for 14 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in pepper and let stand for 5 minutes.
Top with cheese.
Makes 4 servings.


Shopping list follows.



2 cups 1-inch cauliflower florets
1 2 cups 1-inch pieces Butternut squash
3 large cloves Garlic
1 tsp Thyme, dried

Canned Goods

4 cups No-chicken” broth

Pasta & Grains

8 oz Penne, whole-wheat

Baking & Spices

1 Pepper, Freshly ground
1/4 tsp Red pepper

Oils & Vinegars

1 tbsp Olive oil, extra-virgin


1/4   cup Pecorino romano cheese


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