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Cauliflower Penné with Raisins & Sun Dried Tomatoes PLUS new a contest!

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  • 4 cups penné pasta
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 3 small carrots, slivered
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, chopped
  • 7 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup slivered sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 large scallion, thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 450ºF. Place cauliflower, carrots and onions on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 10 minutes, stir, and continue roasting until golden in spots; about 10 minutes.
  • Boil pasta as per package directions. Drain, making sure to reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water. Return pasta to pot and add sun dried tomatoes, raisins, parmesan and remaining oil. Toss in roasted vegetables and reserved pasta water, season to taste.
  • Serve sprinkled with additional parmesan and scallions.