Dressing ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Pasta is a great base for a wholesome meal. It's also magical when mixed with the stunning-looking Romanesco cauliflower. The taste is a softer than ordinary cauliflower with a nutty flavour.

With a good olive oil and Parmesan cheese, this combination makes a delicious pasta salad.

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  • Chop off the outer leaves and cut the Romanesco into small florets. Wash under cold water and drain.
  • Slice the garlic finely and fry it in a dash of olive oil. Add the Romanesco and gently stir fry.
  • Cook the pasta according to packet instructions and cool by running it under cold water. 
  • Add the Romanesco to the pasta and stir in olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Grate Parmesan cheese generously on top. 

Tips from the author

For extra taste, stir in a large teaspoon of green pesto. 

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