Roasted Cauliflower and Leek with Chorizo served on Gruyère Flatbread

by Kirsten on March 30, 2011 · 18 comments

in Main Dishes, Pork & Lamb, Sides, Starters, Starters & Sides

050+a1 Roasted Cauliflower and Leek with Chorizo served on Gruyère Flatbread

In almost every family, some nights can most definitely be crazier then others. At times, whatever is in the fridge will have to do.

This is one of these hodge podge dinners that turned out a lot better than I thought. Oven roasted veggies mixed with spicy chorizo, served on top of Gruyère sprinkled flat bread. Serve it along with a big green salad and voilà, a dinner in no time.

This roasted cauliflower, leek and chorizo served on Gruyère flat bread would also make an excellent appetizer or midnight snack for your next party.

049+a Roasted Cauliflower and Leek with Chorizo served on Gruyère Flatbread

Ingredients:

*  1 pound (450 g) chorizo
*  1 head cauliflower, cut into smaller rossets
*  2 leeks, diced
*  olive oil
*  salt and pepper

*  2 pizza size flat breads
*  1 cup (250 ml) Gruyere cheese, shredded

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 425 F.

Mix the vegetables with some olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are turning slightly brown.

In the meantime fry the chorizo in a pan. When completely cooked through, mix in the roasted vegetables. Keep warm.

Sprinkle the bread with some olive oil. Distribute the cheese evenly on top and bake in the oven for about 10 minutes. Serve with chorizo mixture on the side or pizza style, on top.

053+a Roasted Cauliflower and Leek with Chorizo served on Gruyère Flatbread
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{ 18 comments }

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Madeleines and Marathons April 11, 2011 at 2:47 am

Wow, this looks fantastic! How did you come up with this unquie combination?

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Smita Srivastava April 2, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Looks so wonderful n inviting …Loved going thru ur wonderful blog …

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scrambledhenfruit April 1, 2011 at 3:51 am

This sounds so good! I love quick and easy meals, especially ones that involve chorizo! :)

From Beyond My Kitchen Window April 1, 2011 at 2:37 am

How can cauliflower look so delicious. I can just taste that spicy chorizo. Great looking supper, wish I lived closer!!

highplainsdrifters March 31, 2011 at 10:36 pm

Wasn't a big fan of chorizo, but tried Boulder Sausage's and now I might be going overboard with it.

"Overboard with it"? Is that the right phrase? If one is going overboard with something, he's doing it too much, right? But if you're thrown overboard of a boat, you're not doing too much of just about anything, now, are you?

Bo March 31, 2011 at 5:46 pm

I love this…love the flavors…everything! Like the idea of pizza style.

A SPICY PERSPECTIVE March 31, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Wow, wow, wow! Upon reading the title I knew I MUST have this! That cauliflower looks magnificent!

Cooking Creation March 31, 2011 at 12:21 pm

Love the presentation of this! Cauliflower is probably in my top 3 favorite veggies. Thank you for sharing :)

Nuts about food March 31, 2011 at 10:32 am

Mmmh…so glad to see someone else post about quick and easy meals without a recipe. Because that is how life is and you are giving us a good idea at the same time.

kitchen flavours March 31, 2011 at 3:03 am

This looks fabulous! A definite must try! Thanks for sharing.

The Food Hound March 31, 2011 at 1:12 am

I love it!! Chorizo makes everything better!!

Lea Ann March 30, 2011 at 11:20 pm

omg…that hodge podge dinner looks fabulous! Another bookmarked.

JelliDonut March 30, 2011 at 8:13 pm

Nice way to turn roasted veggies into an entree!

Guvi March 30, 2011 at 4:20 pm

Roasted cauliflower is one of my absolute favourites, so thanks for sharing this! It looks fantastic, as always!

Dom at Belleau Kitchen March 30, 2011 at 3:42 pm

god this looks great! I love cauliflower so any new recipe is good for me!

EliFla March 30, 2011 at 3:11 pm

Here it' tea time…but…I would like a slice!!!

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