Ravioli With Spicy Cauliflower

Photo by  David Prince
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  • Serves 4
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  1. Check 16 to 18 ounces fresh or frozen cheese ravioli
  2. Check 2 tablespoons olive oil
  3. Check 1 head medium cauliflower, coarsely chopped
  4. Check 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  5. Check 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  6. Check 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check 3/4 cup pitted green olives, halved


  1. Cook the ravioli according to the package directions. Reserve ¼ cup of the pasta water, drain the ravioli, and return them to the pot.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add the cauliflower, garlic, red pepper, and salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower is tender and golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Gently mix the ravioli with the cauliflower mixture, olives, and reserved pasta water.