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Mediterranean Cauliflower

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
I adapted a recipe I received from a friend to make this delicious—and deliciously different—cauliflower dish. It's prepared quickly in a skillet and uses only a handful of ingredients. What a great way to take ordinary cauliflower to a whole new level! —Valerie Smith, Aston, Pennsylvania

Updated: Mar. 01, 2023

Mediterranean Cauliflower

Prep Time 25 min
Yield 10 servings.


  • 1 large head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced green olives with pimientos
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. In a 6-qt. stockpot, place a steamer basket over 1 in. of water. Place cauliflower in basket. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; steam, covered, until crisp-tender, 4-6 minutes. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, olives, onions, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until cauliflower is tender and tomatoes are heated through, 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle with feta cheese before serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 86 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 548mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.