Penne with Roasted Cauliflower
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pancetta2 oz, diced (about 1/3 cup)
frozen cauliflower florets12 oz, (1 bag), fresh, cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
canned diced tomatoes14 ½ oz, with basil and oregano, drained, juice reserved
uncooked whole wheat penne8 oz
fresh parsley2 Tbsp, flat-leaf, chopped
capers1 Tbsp, drained and coarsely chopped
kosher salt½ tsp
black pepper¼ tsp
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- Sprinkle pancetta on heavy rimmed baking sheet; spread cauliflower on top to form single layer. Roast until pancetta is crisp and cauliflower is browned, about 15 minutes. Remove baking sheet from oven; add drained tomatoes and toss gently to combine.
- Meanwhile, cook penne according to package directions. Drain and return to pot. Add cauliflower mixture, reserved tomato juice, parsley, capers, salt, and pepper to penne; gently toss until mixed well. Divide cauliflower-pasta mixture evenly among 6 plates or large shallow bowls.
- Per serving: 1 1/3 cups