Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting cauliflower brings out its nutty, almost sweet flavor. To indulge in its flavor, try these recipes, from curry roasted cauliflower to Parmesan roasted cauliflower, and from soups to salads.

See Popular Roasted Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower Gratin with Prosciutto and Cheddar

Swanson Broth & Stock

This show-stopping side is so good it almost steals the show. With lots of cheese and a creamy sauce, this is a veggie dish that everyone will love!

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Curry and Ginger

Swanson Broth & Stock

This scrumptious pureed soup gets a flavor boost from sauteed leeks, garlic, cilantro and lemon rind and is ready to serve in just over an hour.

Total: 1 hr 5 mins

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Better Homes and Gardens

Talk about an easy appetizer. Just tuck cauliflower into the oven for roasting and it becomes tender and sweet.

Arugula and Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this side salad even easier by roasting the cauliflower ahead of time and chilling overnight until ready to serve.

Pork Chops with Roasted Vegetables

Family Circle

A creamy mustard sauce makes the perfect accompaniment to this easy seasoned pork chop and roasted carrot and cauliflower recipe for two.

Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower

Food & Wine

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.

Total: 50 mins

Cauliflower Mac n Cheese

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Spicy Honey Roasted Cauliflower

Better Homes and Gardens

A Christmas side dish recipe that's bound to turn the heads of family and friends. The fresh herbs called for in this recipe can be what's on sale at the market or simply parsley from the fridge.

Cauliflower Popcorn


Little cauliflower florets are roasted then sprinkled with parmesan cheese to make this tasty side dish.

Total: 25 mins

Roasted-Cauliflower-and-Sesame Spread

Food & Wine

The chef way: Jerry Traunfeld toasts and grinds whole coriander seeds before pureeing them with roasted cauliflower, tahini paste, lemon and cilantro. The easy way: Use ground coriander from a bottle to season this bright, tangy recipe.

Total: 1 hr

Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Raisins

Food & Wine

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.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Roasted Winter Vegetables with Cheesy Polenta


Creamy polenta laced with sharp Parmigiano-Reggiano makes a savory bed for sweet roasted vegetables. Butternut squash and cauliflower florets are called for, but you could vary the combination of roasted vegetables depending on the season or your cravings at the moment. Complete the meal with a salad of assertive winter greens.

Total: 45 mins

Curried Chicken with Sweet Potatoes & Cauliflower


Boneless, skinless chicken thighs, with a little help from the well-seasoned yogurt marinade, remain moist and tender when oven-roasted. Hint: Soaking the prepared vegetables in ice water for 15 minutes before roasting will hydrate them, making them more moist and tender when cooked.

Total: 5 hrs 30 mins

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Green Peppercorn Vinaigrette

Fine Cooking Magazine

The piquant green peppercorns in the vinaigrette are a zippy counterpoint to the cool and neutral cauliflower. Look for brined green peppercorns in the condiment section of your supermarket, near the olives.

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