Spelt pasta with silky cauliflower sauce

Combining the nutty flavour of spelt pasta with our silky cauliflower sauce, this pasta dish is a wonderful idea for an easy dinner. It will be on the table in just 40 minutes, and is so tasty you'll be going back for seconds!
Spelt pasta with silky cauliflower sauce



1.Place three-quarters of the cauliflower in a saucepan with stock and garlic; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until cauliflower is tender.
2.Meanwhile, cut remaining cauliflower into tiny florets. Heat oil in a frying pan over high heat, add florets; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until lightly golden. Add breadcrumbs, chilli and extra garlic; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden and crisp. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and lemon zest.
3.Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions. Drain well; return to pan with parmesan and extra oil.
4.Blend cauliflower stock mixture with milk until very smooth. Stir in extra parmesan and juice. Season.
5.Spoon cauliflower sauce over pasta; serve topped with cauliflower crumbs and lemon zest.

The silky cauliflower sauce can also be served with grilled seafood or chicken. Or reduce the milk to ¼ cup for a thicker cauliflower mash, rather than a purée.


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