Cauliflower Crostini Umbrian Style


Crostoni di Cavolfiore alla Maniera Umbra is a delicious appetizer typical of Umbrian cuisine. This recipe involves using cauliflower, which is boiled until al dente and then seasoned with salt, freshly ground pepper, red wine vinegar, and extra-virgin olive oil. The bread slices are toasted and then topped with the seasoned cauliflower. This appetizer is best served hot and is a great way to start a meal with traditional Umbrian flavors.

Cauliflower Crostini Umbrian Style

Total Time 30 minutes



  • 1. Cook the cauliflower in salted water until al dente.
  • 2. Drain the cauliflower and place it in a terracotta bowl over a pot of boiling water.
  • 3. Chop the cauliflower and season with salt, freshly ground pepper, a little vinegar, and extra-virgin olive oil.
  • 4. Keep the seasoning warm.
  • 5. Toast the bread slices.
  • 6. While the bread slices are still very hot, cover them with the seasoned cauliflower.
  • 7. Serve the cauliflower crostini Umbrian style immediately.


Add some grated pecorino cheese on top of the cauliflower before serving.
Author: Tips4Food
Calories: 150kcal
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