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cauliflower with
whole-wheat breadcrumbs

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About the Recipe

this side dish is rich in flavor, but low in calories


1 slice whole-wheat bread

1 medium cauliflower head,


� tsp salt

1 Tbsp soft tub margarine

1/8 tsp ground black pepper


1 Place the bread in a toaster oven on very low heat.

Toast as long as possible without burning (about

5 minutes).

2 While bread toasts, trim leaves and stalks from

cauliflower. Cut into individual florets.

3 Place 1 inch of water in a 4-quart pot with lid.

Insert steamer basket, and place cauliflower in

basket. Sprinkle with salt. Cover. Bring to a boil

over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Steam for

5�8 minutes, until easily pierced with a sharp knife.

Do not overcook.

4 While cauliflower steams, break toast into small

pieces. Pulse toast in food processor until mediumsized

crumbs form. Tip: If you don�t have a food

processor, break or crush the toasted bread into finer

pieces or buy whole-wheat breadcrumbs and use

2 tablespoons.

5 When cauliflower is done, remove from heat. Melt

margarine in another pan over medium heat. Add

breadcrumbs and pepper. Cook and stir, about

5 minutes. Add cauliflower to pan with breadcrumbs.

Toss until well coated. Serve immediately.

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