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Sicilian cauliflower: the recipe for a hearty and tasty side dish

Sicilian cauliflower: the recipe for a hearty and tasty side dish

He Sicilian cauliflower it’s a outline hearty and tasty that you can also taste like second course. It is usually prepared with blanched cauliflower, Cherry tomatoes, black olive, breadcrumbs or dry bread, to which we have also added green pepper, cheese e grain, to make the dish even richer. Once all the ingredients are combined, the cauliflower will be grated in the oven for less than half an hour. At the end of preparation, the Sicilian cauliflower will be crunchy on the surface and really irresistible: here is how to prepare it.

There are many cauliflower recipes you can make, simple and tasty preparations to try.


Soft cheese cubes

extra virgin olive oil

How to prepare Sicilian cauliflower

Clean and cut the cauliflower. Put the flowers in the pot filled with water and boil for 20 minutes 1.

Cut the cherry tomatoes 2 and chopped green pepper.

Mix the ingredients in a bowl and add the diced cheese, speck, black olives, minced garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil and breadcrumbs. Mix well 3.

Spread all the ingredients in the rectangular mold covered with parchment paper 4.

Drizzle more olive oil and sprinkle parmesan over the entire surface 5.

Bake in a static oven at 190°C for 25 minutes. Sicilian cauliflower is ready to be served 6.


You can omit the cheese and speck if you want to make a lighter dish. Otherwise, you can add some anchovies in oil e capers dissalati.


You can keep the Sicilian cauliflower gratin in the fridge for 2 daysinside an airtight container.

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