Pasta with roasted cauliflower and tomatoes

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You need –

  • Spaghetti  – 300 grams
  • Cauliflower, cut into small florets -2 cups
  • Tomatoes – 3, quartered and de-seeded
  • Garlic cloves – 3 large, finely sliced
  • Dried basil – ¼ teaspoon
  • Dried thyme – ¼ teaspoon
  • Chili flakes – ½ teaspoon or to taste
  • Cream cheese – ¼ cup
  • Milk -1/4 cup
  • Olive oil – 2 tablespoons or as required
  • Grated parmesan cheese – 2-3 tablespoons
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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How to –

Pre-heat the oven to 160 C. In a baking tray, place the tomatoes, cauliflower and garlic. Sprinkle over the thyme, basil and chili flakes. Season with salt and pepper. Now drizzle the oil and roast for an hour.

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Cook the pasta as per the packet instructions.  When done, drain well and return to the pan.  Reserve ¼ cup of the pasta water.

In a sauce pan add the cream cheese and milk and cook over low heat stirring constantly till smooth. Turn off the heat and pour the sauce over the pasta. Add the roasted veggies. Cook over a low heat; tossing well.  If the sauce is too thick; add the reserved pasta water as required. Season with salt and pepper to taste (Roasted veggies are already seasoned so please check before adding).

Sprinkle the cheese and serve immediately.

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11 thoughts on “Pasta with roasted cauliflower and tomatoes

  1. Since of late, I’ve been longing for pasta; not sure why. Gorgeous outcome and love the addition of caulis inside. Let me see how’s my week gonna be. And if I can squeeze the time for cooking, this pasta will be my dinner.

  2. First time here. The name of your blog is the apt justice to the pictures:)
    Loved the pictures, each and every click:)
    Happy to follow u:)
    And pasta with roasted cauliflower is bang on for me, love gobi and pasta:)

  3. That pasta looks very inviting. I have never tried having or making pasta with veggies since my family is hard core non vegetarians. It must have tasted amazing I am sure.

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