Fancy-Fixin’s Cauliflower | Reader's Digest

Fancy-Fixin’s Cauliflower

This zesty recipe dresses up the “educated” vegetable with a tangy sauce.

from Like Grandma Used to Make
Fancy-Fixin’s CauliflowerPhoto copyright © Michael Jensen, From Like Grandma Used to Make

Quick look

  • prep 10 min    cook 13 min
  • serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower or 3 cups frozen cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium chicken broth or water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped drained canned pimientos
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper

    How to make it  23 minutes


  • 1

    Cut fresh cauliflower into flowerets. In a large saucepan, bring 1⁄2 inch of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the cauliflower. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. (Or, cook the frozen cauliflower according to package directions.) Drain; transfer cauliflower to a serving bowl.



  • 2

    Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the celery and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the vinegar, chicken broth, pimientos, sugar, thyme, and pepper. Drizzle over the cauliflower and toss until mixed.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 58
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 22mg
  • Carbs: 6g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fiber: 2g