Roasted Cauliflower Recipes
Roasted Cauliflower Salad
Los Angeles chef Jessica Largey creates amazing layers of texture and flavor in her seasonal salad by combining both roasted and raw cauliflower with peppery greens, crisp radishes, chewy tart cherries and nutty pepitas.
Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Cumin
Oven-Roasted Cauliflower Florets
When roasted with a little olive oil, cauliflower florets turn wonderfully sweet, crisp and caramel-brown. A squeeze of lemon brightens their flavor. In addition to lots of great fiber, healthy cauliflower is packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and vitamin B6. This is a fantastic easy way to serve it, since the dish contains just a few simple ingredients and comes together in just 10 minutes of active time.
Roasted Cauliflower with Green Olives and Pine Nuts
Roasting cauliflower caramelizes the florets, making them supersweet. Tossed with crunchy pine nuts and salty olives and capers, this dish is perfect with roasted chicken or steamed fish.
Roasted Cauliflower and Grapes
Grapes and cauliflower are an unexpectedly ingenious combination when roasted--the grapes turn deeply sweet and jammy, delicious with the caramelized cauliflower. The recipe comes from Food52 member Amanda KP.
Su-Mei Yu roasts cauliflower with spices and slivers of kumquat. The turmeric, white peppercorns and coriander seeds are beneficial to the respiratory and circulatory systems; the kumquat, with its sour and bitter tastes, warms the chest and eases coughs.
Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce
Chef Duskie Estes rubs aromatic seasonings and tangy sumac all over heads of cauliflower, then roasts them whole.
Roasted Cauliflower with Miso Romesco
The secret to this lush, deeply flavored romesco sauce is miso, which adds superb savoriness to the mix of almonds, tomatoes, peppers and bread.
Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Raisins
The late Armenian cookbook author Arto der Haroutunian, who taught Paula Wolfert this dish, caramelized cauliflower on the stove before baking it with eastern Mediterranean flavorings: chopped tomatoes, plumped raisins and Marash red pepper flakes. You can use any cazuela or flameware pot, but Wolfert likes the unglazed black La Chamba roasting pan from Colombia, which she says imparts sweetness to the dish.
Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lentils and Dates
Main-course salads are perfect for light dinners; this one—with nourishing lentils, almonds and plenty of spice-roasted cauliflower—is delicious and satisfying.
Gluten-Free Penne with Curry-Roasted Cauliflower and Raisins
Rehydrated raisins pureed with lemon juice add just the right amount of sweetness to this healthy pasta dish.
Curried Brown Rice with Roasted Cauliflower
This Indian-inspired brown rice dish is full of flavor and healthful spices.
Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Cumin
For this deeply satisfying soup, chefs Anna Trattles and Alice Quillet roast cauliflower with cumin seeds and curry powder to intensify the flavor, then simmer it with onion and water to make an unfussy, spice-inflected puree.
Scallops with Roasted Cauliflower and Raisins
Chef Payton Curry drizzles deliciously caramelized cauliflower with vinaigrette, then tops the dish with meaty scallops.
Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa with Candied Walnuts
This simple and elegant dish makes an easy dinner party side.
Cauliflower florets are a sly substitute for half of the baby potatoes in this creamy salad. The white-on-white combo gets zingy lift from briny capers, mustard and freshly grated horseradish.
Pickled and Roasted Cauliflower with Curry
Quick-pickling cauliflower in a curry brine before roasting adds incredible layers of flavor.
Wild Rice with Roasted Cauliflower and Nuts
This elegant dish would be a welcome accompaniment to a simple roast chicken.