A tasty meal that scratches the Italian food itch but is low in fat and calories.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
41 mins
total:
1 hr 6 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
1 casserole
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Toss cauliflower in a bowl with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour into a baking dish.

  • Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven until softened, about 30 minutes.

  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken sausage; cook and stir until browned, about 6 minutes. Drain sausage on a paper towel-lined plate. Slice into 1-inch pieces.

  • Mix sausage into the baked cauliflower mixture in the baking dish; sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top. Spread 8 dollops of ricotta cheese evenly across the top. Sprinkle red pepper flakes on top.

  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  • Broil until cauliflower and ricotta are lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle fresh parsley on top.

Nutrition Facts

306 calories; protein 23.6g; carbohydrates 16.9g; fat 16.6g; cholesterol 81mg; sodium 1159mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

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Rating: 4 stars
08/16/2019
This was odd. It was an odd combination of ingredients, and the dish ended up kind of watery. The ricotta didn’t really do much in terms of flavor. Overall, I didn’t love it, but I didn’t dislike it. I probably wouldn’t make it again, but my picky husband ate it, so that’s a plus Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
12/16/2017
This was excellent and perfect as written. Okay, maybe I added more than a pinch of red pepper flakes but the heat level is easily adjusted to suit your tastes. 5 star recipe all the way! Thanks for sharing! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/26/2018
This recipe surprised my husband who is not a big cauliflower fan. For half, I added some red sauce for him. An instant hit! It is now on regular dinner rotation. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/16/2019
This was odd. It was an odd combination of ingredients, and the dish ended up kind of watery. The ricotta didn’t really do much in terms of flavor. Overall, I didn’t love it, but I didn’t dislike it. I probably wouldn’t make it again, but my picky husband ate it, so that’s a plus Read More
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