Sweet and Savory Cauliflower

Sweet and Savory Cauliflower

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Adjust the amount of red pepper flakes in this side dish recipe according to your own personal preference.


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 heaping teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed, drained, and roughly chopped
  • 12 Kalamata olives, halved
  • 1 medium cauliflower, cored and cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons golden raisins
  • About 3/4 cup canned crushed tomatoes
  • Generous 1/4 cup of basil, julienned
  • Place a sauté pan over medium heat.


  1. Once the pan is hot, add the oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan.
  2. Add the garlic, sauté until golden and then stir in the red pepper flakes, capers, and olives.
  3. Place the cauliflower into the pan and then pour in the wine. Cook uncovered until half of the liquid has evaporated and then add the raisins and the tomatoes.
  4. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and cook the mixture for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in basil and serve immediately.


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