Cauliflower with mustard sauce (for Penne)
For: 4 people
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
A surprising and original recipe. A truly unique taste to discover.
The amount of mustard and zest can be easily adjusted to taste.
WARNING: To complete successfully this recipe, it is imperative to use penne pasta or similar type. Most importantly, no spaghetti or other thin pasta.
head of cauliflower 1.25 l. 5 cups
butter 30 ml. 2 tablespoons
Dijon mustard 30 ml. 2 tablespoons
breadcrumbs 375 ml. 1 1/2 cups
grated Parmesan cheese 180 ml??. 3 / 4 cup
cream 35% 125 ml. 1 / 2 cup
grated lemon zest 15 ml. 1 tsp
1 – In a large pot of salted water, cook pasta for 5 minutes at high broth.
2 – Add the cauliflower and continue cooking.
3 – Drain but save 1 / 2 cup cooking water (set aside).
4 – When cooking pasta and cauliflower, melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
5 – Mix the mustard with melted butter.
6 – Add the bread crumbs and mix well.
7 – Cook the mixture to brown bread crumbs (5-8 minutes).
8 – Remove from heat and set aside.
9 – Add the Parmesan, cream and lemon zest to the mixture of pasta and cauliflower.
10- Heat over low heat, stirring to evenly distribute the sauce and melt cheese (2-3 minutes).
11- Transfer to large serving platter.
12- Cover with mustardy crumbs and serve immediately.