Tomato Braised Cauliflower
Cavolfiore Affogato al Pomodoro


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Tomato Braised Cauliflower
Cavolfiore Affogato al Pomodoro
cookbook: Lidia's Italian Table
main ingredients: cauliflower
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serves: 6 servings

This is an excellent side dish, but it also makes a great sauce for pasta or, when topped with shaved Pecorino Romano cheese, a delicious appetizer. It is also wonderful as a topping for bruschetta.
 

Ingredients

1 heads cauliflower
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
2 bay leaves
½ teaspoon peperoncino
salt
2 cups ripe plum tomatoes, peeled and seeded

Directions

Pull off the cauliflower leaves and cut out the core. Break the cauliflower head into florets.

In a large casserole, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until wilted, about 4 minutes. Add cauliflower, bay leaves and peperoncino and season lightly with salt. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, crush the tomatoes coarsely by hand.

Add the tomatoes to the cauliflower and cook, covered, until the cauliflower is very tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 30 minutes. Check the cauliflower after about 20 minutes: There should be just enough liquid to lightly coat the cauliflower. If there is more, finish cooking the cauliflower uncovered. Season with salt and serve hot.

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