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Cauliflower “Pasta”

Check out this tasty low-carb pasta "swap". It's Profile-friendly to fit right into your personal weight loss plan.

Cauliflower "Pasta"
Cauliflower "Pasta"

Cauliflower Pasta

Check out this tasty low-carb pasta “swap”. It’s Profile-friendly to fit right into your personal weight loss plan.
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
 

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

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