Dinners Pasta Vegetarian

Creamy Cauliflower and Lemon Spaghetti

This pasta dish is so creamy and delicious made with the goodness of cauliflower. A simple ingredient dish which most you would have already in your home.

Cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable used in a variety of different ways from soup, curries, rice, risotto, roasted, puréed, even a cauliflower pizza!

This pasta dish is so creamy and delicious made with the goodness of cauliflower. A simple ingredient dish which most of you would already have in your home. Cheap to make and satisfying on the taste buds also with a dairy free option. Bon Appetit!

Creamy Cauliflower & Lemon Spaghetti

Credit: Recipe adapted from Donna Hay Fresh & Light Magazine


1tbs olive oil

1 onion, finely diced

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 whole cauliflower, cut in florets

1 1/2 cups milk, full cream or almond milk

Salt and pepper

1/2 tsp nutmeg

400g spaghetti

Dried chilli flakes

Grated lemon rind


  1. Preheat oven 200’C
  2. Heat half the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat
  3. Add onions and garlic and cook for 2 mins
  4. Add half the cauliflower florets, milk, salt + Pepper and nutmeg
  5. Cover and cook for 10mins until tender
  6. Remove from heat and using a stick blender, blend until smooth then cover set aside.
  7. Place remaining cauliflower on a lined baking tray, season with salt and pepper and remaining oil. Cook for 30 mins until cauliflower is tender and toasted.
  8. While the cauliflower is roasting, cook pasta in a large pot of salted water for 8-10mins.
  9. Drain reserving 1/2 cup of cooking water. Add pasta and reserved water to cauliflower sauce and toss to combine.
  10. Top Pasta with the roasted cauliflower, chill flakes and grated lemon rind.

Hello I’m Caz, founder of Green Leaf Living Australia. I live in the coastal city of the Gold Coast in Queensland. Living a naturally healthy lifestyle has been my focus and passion for many years. Here I share my experiences and knowledge with you, hoping to benefit your life in someway. Whether it be by trying one of the delicious food recipes, learning about herbs and how to use them. Traditional remedies, detoxifying your home and replicating a DIY non- toxic natural product for body and home. Using essentials oils to compliment your life or just listening to some wellness tips that help me live a more mindful and balanced life. Follow along with me as I share my love of all things food, health and wellbeing as I keep things real, honest and simple.

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