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RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower With Parmesan And Pancetta

Posted by craftyrn (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 21, 08 at 20:57

Tried a new recipe tonight-- one of Giada DeLauerntis -- made 1/2 a recipe -- didn't have pancetta, used losalt Applewood smoked bacon,no butter, 1 % milk & ww flour.
Really, really liked this.
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Diane's Home Cookin Chapter: Vegetables

Roasted Cauliflower With Parmesan And Pancetta
Giada DeLauerntis
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1 head cauliflower, cut into pieces (about 6 cup)
4 ounces piece pancetta, diced
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups milk
1 clove garlic, whole
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 cup grated Parmesan
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/3 cup bread crumbs
. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bring a large pot of salted water to
a boil over high heat. Blanch the cauliflower for 2 minutes. Transfer
the cauliflower to a buttered 9 by 13-inch baking dish and let cool,
about 5 minutes.

In a small skillet over medium-high heat, brown the pancetta. Transfer
to a small bowl and set aside.

In the same skillet, melt the butter. Add the flour and stir until
combined. Continue stirring for 2 minutes to cook the flour. Slowly add
the milk, stirring continuously until the milk has incorporated and
there are no lumps. Add the garlic clove and red pepper flakes and stir
the sauce over low heat until the mixture coats the back of a wooden
spoon. Add the Parmesan, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and the reserved
pancetta. Stir to combine. Pour the sauce over the cauliflower to
cover. Top with a sprinkling of bread crumbs.

Bake until the breadcrumbs are golden and the cauliflower is cooked,
about 25 minutes. Serve immediately.

Exported from Home Cookin 5.5 (www.mountain-software.com)


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RE: RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower With Parmesan And Pancetta

Wasn't a real fan of cauliflower years ago. Am beginning to eat it more now that I'm older. This recipe sounds quite delicious. Will give it a try. Thanks for posting. NancyLouise


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RE: RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower With Parmesan And Pancetta

I saw her make that yesterday, will be giving it a try very soon. Love cauliflower anyway it's prepared, this recipe sounds like it will be a keeper.


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RE: RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower With Parmesan And Pancetta

Sounds like good winter comfort food. Yummm.


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RE: RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower With Parmesan And Pancetta

Thanks, Crafty, I love cauliflower and will be saving this one!


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