Braised Cauliflower With Tomatoes

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  • 150 g Tomatoes
  • 500 g Cauliflower
  • 3 clove Garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Chicken bouillon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Cornstarch solution
  • Chopped spring onion
  1. Wash and cut cauliflower into small flowerets. Bring half a pot of water to a boil and blanch the cauliflower for 5 minutes.
  2. Place the tomatoes into a bowl of boiling water for 10 seconds. Remove and dip them into some cold water, so that you can easily peel off the skins. Cut tomatoes into eight wedges each.
  3. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium to medium high heat. When hot add sliced garlic and stir until fragrant. Add tomatoes wedges and chicken bouillon, stir for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Pour in a cup of water and bring it to a boil. Add in blanched cauliflower and cook, covered, for 10 minutes until just tender. Season with salt and sugar, thicken with cornstarch, dish up. Garnish with the spring onions and serve with steamed rice.
Braised Cauliflower With Tomatoes

I want to thank Lazaro from Lazaro Cooks, BAKERICIOUS, and Denise@quickies on the dinner table sharing all their lovely Awards with me. Thank YOU!


celine 8/5/10 13:28

i love, love cauliflower .... but had it with tomatoes before. maybe i am just a frog in the well! :) anyway, thanks for sharing, will definitely try it out!!

Belinda @zomppa 8/5/10 13:39

Hmmmm...almost like a soup or stew...or over orzo...YUM!

Joanne 8/5/10 13:44

What a colorful and tasty dish! I love the combination of the cauliflower with the tomatoes!

sangeeta 8/5/10 13:49

looking beautiful....i can have it as it is.

Cookin' Canuck 8/5/10 14:30

What a beautiful photo! This is a really lovely way to enjoy cauliflower.

Dishesdone 8/5/10 15:22

Looks so good! I love cauliflower and never thought to braise!

Anncoo 8/5/10 15:34

Nice dish! Love the color :)

Peanutts 8/5/10 15:47

oooooooh cauliflower, and a new way to make it too, have lovely week end

Lazaro Cooks! 8/5/10 16:38

All the awards for this fantastic blog are well deserved. I adore cauliflower and this is a very unique use for it...Great job. Cheers!

wenn 8/5/10 17:14

i like cauliflower too!

Pete 8/5/10 18:10

A good way to cook couliflower. My kids would love this!

5 Star Foodie 8/5/10 18:31

The cauliflower sounds so good braised! I'd love to make this soon!

citronetvanille 8/5/10 18:55

Vegetables at their best, I love anything with cauliflower, and this looks really gooooood!

Food For Tots 8/5/10 19:04

A perfect combination of cauliflower and tomatoes! So flavourful and wholesome! ;)

zurin 8/5/10 19:06

OHHHHH that is soooo pretty Angie. Cauliflower is one of my favourite veggies...this just has to be good cos its made for me :))tq

Jagruti 8/5/10 19:21

Healthy and colourful dish..

[Reply] 8/5/10 19:39

Eyecatching,colourful and extremely healthy.Beautifully clicked too.

Elin 8/5/10 20:19

Congrats on all the deserve them :) and this dish is simple and yet delicious and healthy too. Have bookmarked it :)

Chef E 8/5/10 20:22

I love cauliflower and tomatoes, but have not brought the two together, well maybe in a soup, but not a double whammy such as this! I have a drop of Petrus that would be a nice touch to the flavor he he I always think of you with good wine around girl!

sanyukta gour(bayes) 8/5/10 22:25

first time here...u have a lovely space...just started blogging..and love to add u in my list..
ur comments/suggestions r highly appreciated..happy blogging...following u>>>>>>
nice colorful recipe...healthy and mouthwatering...


My Little Space 9/5/10 00:58

Interesting veggie dish! I bet they taste amazing.
Have a great weekend, dear!
Cheers, kristy

Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets 9/5/10 02:28

Oh cauliflower is one of my favorite veggies and I love to find new ways to prepare it. This sounds delicious and healthy. Thanks, Angie!

Trissa 9/5/10 05:38

Cauliflower is one of those underrated vegetables - it's a pity as their are delicious. There aren't too many cauliflower recipes out there. Thanks for sharing this lovely one.

MaryMoh 9/5/10 06:19

Lovely colour. Looks healthy and delicious. I can eat this everyday....mmm

Taste of Beirut 9/5/10 06:44

This dish looks lovely! I have never had cauliflower with tomatoes, strangely enough; I bet it is a great combo.

Faiza Ali 9/5/10 07:24

Lovely and healthy dish..I am definitely going to try this the next time i buy cauliflower.

sweetlife 9/5/10 07:25

braised cauliflower, how yummy..I will try this soon, my girls would enjoy this


theUngourmet 9/5/10 07:56

Such a great spring soup! It looks healthy and so tasty!

Heavenly Housewife 9/5/10 08:10

Simple ingredients, but put together, they make a beautiful soup.
Have a lovely weekend daaaaaaaahling.
*kisses* HH

lululu 9/5/10 09:15

Nice, simple and hearty dish.
I've always wondered if I should go for bouillon instead of stock/broth. Does it taste any differently?

Thanks for stopping my blog, the soft spread is in fact made with a blend of vegetable oils naturally rich in omega-3. Hope it helps!

Happy Cook 9/5/10 11:47

I have enver done cauliflowers like this, looks so so good

Angie's Recipes 9/5/10 12:20

lululu: They taste more or less the same. And thanks for the information of the spread.
Thanks, my friends, for all your kind words. And I wish YOU all a peaceful Sunday!

Donna-FFW 9/5/10 12:54

Always looking for new ways to use cauliflower, this looks fantastic, almost like a chunky soup, Id gobble it up with some bread!!!!

KennyT 9/5/10 12:58

I have never had cauliflowers cooked in this way, looks hearty and delish. Gotta try this out soon. You are here to surprise people Angie, haha!

pigpigscorner 9/5/10 13:04

Not a hgue fan of cauliflower but my hubs loves it! Looks really delicious cooked this way though.

Ellie (Almost Bourdain) 9/5/10 13:19

Nice flavour injected on a plain cauliflower dish. Very nice look dish.

Truffle Shuffle 9/5/10 13:57

I have always loved cauliflower. It is also great with just a little bit of butter, and some sea salt and freshly cracked pepper.
Thanks for the delicious recipe!

Priya 9/5/10 14:31

Wat a pleasant and beautiful dish, looks delicious..

Mary 9/5/10 16:58

Congratulations on all those wonderful and well-deserved awards. Your vegetable casserole looks and sounds delicious.I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

wendyywy @ Table for 2 or more..... 9/5/10 18:00

I've never thought of this:)
Looks really good.

Nadji 9/5/10 19:02

Une autre manière de manger le chou-fleur qui me plait beaucoup.
A bientôt.

Rosa's Yummy Yums 9/5/10 19:27

Very healthy and enjoyable!



Fimère 9/5/10 20:18

le chou fleur cuisiné de cette façon me tente beaucoup
je trouve ton assiette très appétissante
bravo pour les prix
bonne soirée

Cinnamon-Girl 9/5/10 20:23

Cauliflower is one of my favorites - I crave it! Never made it with tomatoes. Different and delicious!

A Canadian Foodie 9/5/10 23:06

Happy Mother's Day, Angie! Mother, or not - womanhood is mothering someone almost daily. This looks like a beautiful dish - and the awards are timely on such a lovely day. Sometimes I love cauliflower - always fresh... and sometimes I find it too strong cooked. I have never been able to make a good soup with it - yet my friend's is just delicious. I will have to try this.

Fresh Local and Best 9/5/10 23:20

I adore tomato based soups! This looks like a great healthy recipe, the texture of the cauliflower must be wonderful!

Dinners and Dreams 10/5/10 00:03

What a grgeous cauliflower dish. I like the colorful plate too.

tigerfish 10/5/10 03:55

I like cauliflower with tomatoes too! If you like a bit of spices and have those spices, you can make Aloo Gobi - my fav cauliflower dish. In fact, I have something on that soon.

Rumana Rawat 10/5/10 04:14

This looks divine...yum yum..
first time here...u have a lovely space....and love to add u in my list..
ur comments/suggestions r highly appreciated..happy blogging...following u..

♥LOVE2COOK♥ 10/5/10 09:01

Hi Angie, thanks for dropping by my page ya! U've got an awesome space here...loved it! Adding U to my bloglist...;)

Braised Cauliflower with Tomatoes are simply tempting! Yummmm!

Rachana Kothari 10/5/10 13:18

What a colourful dish! Looks fantastic Angie:)

Jo 10/5/10 15:04

This looks like a delicious and wholesome veggie dish. Think it will be great with a bowl of steaming rice.

A Full-Timed Housefly 10/5/10 15:32

My mum cooked this for me long long time ago before I got married. She cooked with fresh tomatoes and lots of ketchup... I like the color combination of your dish and I'm sure it taste very good

denise @ quickies on the dinner table 10/5/10 15:44

Love cauliflower like crazy - have a huge head in the fridge right now! Never had it like this but I think my kids would be tempted to eat cauliflower this way - it looks very colourful and appealing :)

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) 10/5/10 16:28

This look so healthy and good, well done.

Arlette 10/5/10 21:04

what a colorful plate , I love using cauliflower in cooking and also like to eat it raw...
Congratulation on all your awards you deserve them and more.

Biren 10/5/10 21:25

This looks so healthy and delicious!

carmenpiva 10/5/10 22:27

Very Mediterranean this dish. Wow! Nice for our lunch tomorrow!!

Gulmohar 11/5/10 00:03

Delicious combo...looks wonderfiul

lisaiscooking 11/5/10 00:05

Cauliflower is a favorite of mine, and this looks great with the spring onions on top!

Bo 11/5/10 01:57

I seldom eat cauliflower, but this looks like a great way to eat it. I'll try it!

Chow and Chatter 11/5/10 05:09

oh this looks great always nice to learn of new ways to make cauliflower

noobcook 11/5/10 06:04

What a great way to serve cauliflower. I like it that you used fresh tomatoes instead of tomato ketchup

Sook 12/5/10 21:10

I recently started cooking a lot with cauliflower. They are so delicious. This soup looks fabulous!

lishapisa 17/5/10 18:59

Hi Angie! Congrats on the awards! you very well deserve them as you have a great blog. this dish is a must for me, love texture of cauliflower with tangs from the tomatoes mmmmmmm! Great Picture too :)

Foodie 19/5/10 23:45

This looks great, bet it tastes even better


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