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Romanesco Pasta Salad

Romanesco Pasta Salad

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head romanesco chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 8 oz pasta cooked and drained
  • Olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese as topping
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: other seasonal veggies

Instructions
 

  • Blanch romanesco pieces (dunk in boiling water for 1 minute)
  • Quickly add cooked romanesco to ice cold water (this will keep it bright green!)
  • Add romanesco and any other vegetables you want to cooked pasta
  • Toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

NUTRITION FACTS
Vitamin K- promotes bone health and limits neuronal damage in the brain; reducing the effects of Alzheimer's disease
Vitamin A- required for maintaining healthy mucusa and skin and is essential for vision. Foods rich in this vitamin are known to offer protection against lung and oral cavity cancers
Vitamin C - powerful water-soluble antioxidant which helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful oxygen-free radicals
Did you know?
The Romanesco is a natural cross between cauliflower and broccoli. The striking arrangement of the flowers resembles a naturally occurring fractal pattern.