Spicy Cauliflower with Pancetta

Spicy Cauliflower with Pancetta


Serves 4 people.

  • 1 large head of cauliflower

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  • 1 bunch of long green onions, chopped

  • 1/2 cup of pancetta, chopped

  • 1 Tbls of butter

  • 1/2 cup of water

  • 1 Tbls of crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup of fresh grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 pound of linguini


  1. Cut the cauliflower into florets or small pieces and set aside.

  2. In a large frying pan sauté the pancetta until slightly crisp.

  3. Add the onions and garlic for two minutes.

  4. Add the cauliflower butter and water.

  5. Season with red pepper and salts.

  6. Cover and cook the cauliflower until tender stirring occasionally.

  7. Drizzle with olive oil.

  8. Cook the linguini until al dente and drain.

  9. Pour the cauliflower over the linguini and serve with parmesan cheese.

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