Sauted Cauliflower and Greens

cindy sandberg


I've been on a greens kick lately, and this is my newest creation. It was really good and super nutritious! It can easily be a vegetarian dish by leaving out the bacon.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil (or bacon drippings)
  • 1
    small head of cauliflower, separated into small florets
  • 8 c
    torn greens, your choice(i used a mixture of dandelion greens and baby kale)
  • 4-6
    slices of cooked, crumbled bacon, optional
  • ·
    salt to taste and a generous amount of pepper
  • pinch
    of red pepper flakes, optional

How to Make Sauted Cauliflower and Greens


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet on medium heat. Add the cauliflower and saute and stir until just starting to turn golden.
  2. Add 2T water to the cauliflower, cover and simmer until crisp-tender, about 2-3 min.
  3. Add the greens, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes(if using) and stir to combine. Saute and stir until greens are just barely wilted.
  4. Remove to a serving bowl and sprinkle with the crumbled bacon;toss to combine.

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About Sauted Cauliflower and Greens

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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