My kids go crazy for this one. It’s a veggie-packed, grain-free dish that can be used as a side with fish or chicken, or as a vegetarian main course with a side of greens.
2 medium heads of cauliflower, cut into florets, about 12 c
2 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil
1 c diced yellow onion
3 cloves crushed garlic
2 c sugar-free jar of tomato pasta sauce
1-14 oz can white navy beans (1.5 cups, can substitute another type of white bean)
1- 370mL jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained
1/2+ tsp sea salt
1/4+ tsp pepper
1 tsp paprika
1/2 c packed fresh basil, finely chopped (and more for garnish)
1/2 c ricotta cheese
1/2 c grated parmesan or asiago cheese
1/2 c panko crumbs *optional
Preheat oven to 400F. In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower florets with 2 tbsp olive oil and a pinch of salt & pepper. Spread on a baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes, turning florets once or twice during cooking time to avoid burning. Remove from oven, set aside,...