Cauliflower with Italian-style Tomato Sauce

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people


For the cauliflower

  • 750 g Frozen cauliflower

For the sauce

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3 Fresh shallots
  • 75 g Mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 125 ml Broth hot
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 Knife point Instant gravy
  • 1 Glass White wine
  • 50 g Cooked ham
  • 0,5 bunch Parsley


For the cauliflower

  • Prepare cauliflower according to the instructions on the package. Let boil in salted water for about 15 minutes.

For the sauce

  • Heat the olive oil in a saucepan, peel the shallots and cut into fine rings. Drain the mushrooms on a sieve and finely dice them, add to the shallots. Scatter the flour over it and let it sweat through. Pour in the hot meat stock while stirring. Stir in tomato paste and gravy and simmer for 5 minutes. Given white wine.
  • Finely dice the cooked ham and add to the sauce. Wash, dry and finely chop parsley. Add to the sauce.
  • Arrange the cooked cauliflower on a plate and pour the sauce over it. Serve with boiled potatoes and e.g. bratwurst.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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