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250 South Northwest Hwy, Suite 320
Park Ridge, IL 60068

(847) 232-2828

Inspired by the History, Style & Romance of Italy.
Creating certified organic wine, balsamic vinegar & olive oil.


Baked Cauliflower Florets with Peppers

Amy Wright

Another of winter’s gifts, cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamins C, B6 & K. For an easy & delicious side dish, bake cauliflower florets with orange or yellow peppers prepared with Villa Gabriella Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Villa Gabriella Organic Balsamic Vinegar. The peppers offer a sweet & tangy balance to the cauliflower’s intense flavor.

6 Servings

2 pounds cauliflower (1 firm head), washed, trimmed and cut into small florets (approx. 8 cups)
4 orange or yellow ripe peppers washed, trimmed, seeded and cut into thin strips (approx. 2 ½ cups)
2 cloves of fresh garlic, chopped, green center removed (approx. 3 teaspoons)
¼ cup of Villa Gabriella Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 ½ Tablespoons of Villa Gabriella Organic Balsamic Vinegar
1 ½ Teaspoons coarse sea salt
1 Teaspoon ground pepper
¼ Teaspoon crushed red pepper

Preheat oven to 400◦F
Place cauliflower florets & sliced peppers on a baking sheet
Add olive oil
Add chopped garlic, sea salt, ground pepper & crushed red pepper
Mix ingredients with hands & arrange on a baking sheet in a single layer
Bake for 30 minutes, until golden & tender
Toss once during roasting with balsamic vinegar
Remove from the oven & toss again
Serve immediately & enjoy!