Cauliflower with sweet & sour onions


1 tbsp olive oil
3 medium onions, thinly sliced
1 tsp Cooks' Ingredients Sundried Tomato Paste
1 tbsp caster sugar
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
1 large cauliflower, trimmed and broken into small florets
50g pine nuts, toasted
50g raisins
chopped flat-leaf parsley, to garnish


1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onions and cook over a very gentle heat for 12 - 15 minutes, stirring regularly, until really soft and golden.

2. Stir the tomato paste, sugar, vinegar and thyme into the onions and cook for a minute longer. Add the cauliflower florets with 200ml cold water and seasoning. Cover and simmer for 4 - 5 minutes until the cauliflower is just tender.

3. Add the pine nuts and raisins. Heat through and scatter with parsley before serving.

Cauliflower with sweet & sour onions
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2192.416kJ
Fat 28.2g
Saturated Fat 2.9g
Carbohydrate 53.2g
Sugars 46.7g
Salt 0.2g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Apr 18 15:23:19 BST 2012.