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Healthy Cauliflower Recipes and Cooking Tips

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Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting isn't usually the first cooking method you think of for cauliflower but the results are quite delicious. The florets are cut into thick slices and tossed with extra-virgin olive oil and herbs. Wherever the flat surfaces come into contact with the hot roasting pan, a deep browning occurs that results in a sweet, nutty flavor.

» Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Cheddar Cauliflower Soup

Start your meal off with a bowl of this satisfying, easy cheesy cauliflower soup.

» Cheddar Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower with Lemon & Olives

Tangy lemon and briny olives perk up simple steamed cauliflower.

» Cauliflower with Lemon & Olives

Sautéed Cauliflower & Grape Tomatoes

This Italian-inspired saute of cauliflower and tomatoes spiked with anchovies, garlic and vinegar pairs well with white fish or roasted chicken.

» Sautéed Cauliflower & Grape Tomatoes

Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri

In this stunning, healthy cauliflower recipe, a head of cauliflower is cut into thick slabs then roasted until caramelized and served with chimichurri, a garlic-herb sauce. The cauliflower steaks make a fine accompaniment to actual steaks, or better still, serve them on their own as a vegetarian alternative to steak. Each head of cauliflower will provide 2 to 3 steaks from the center—the sides tend to crumble. For a truly show-stopping presentation, use the center portion of 2 heads and save the rest of the cauliflower for another recipe that calls for cauliflower florets.

» Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri

Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza

In this healthy, gluten-free cauliflower “pizza” recipe, shredded cauliflower is mixed with mozzarella and oregano to make a flourless crust that echoes the flavor of a traditional pizza pie. The Meyer lemon, olive and sun-dried tomato topping adds a sophisticated Mediterranean flavor, but feel free to try more traditional pizza toppings, such as marinara sauce and mushrooms—even pepperoni.

» Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza

Savory Cauliflower Cake

This healthy, savory cauliflower cake recipe falls somewhere between a quiche and a meatless meatloaf. Garbanzo bean flour adds nutty flavor plus protein to make the cake a satisfying vegetarian main dish recipe. The flavor is best when the cake is warm or at room temperature, so it’s an ideal choice for a buffet.

» Savory Cauliflower Cake


Healthy and versatile cauliflower recipes to enjoy all season long.

Who would’ve thought that lowly cauliflower, so often hidden under a blanket of cheese sauce, could be elevated to “hot veggie” status? From mashed cauliflower to cauliflower pizza, cauliflower is making a comeback on the menus of family-style restaurants and high-brow eateries alike as an alternative to the higher-carb potato.

Boasting a mere 29 calories per cup, and a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and fiber, cauliflower deserves its newfound status as a go-to vegetable for side dishes, salads and as part of flavorful stews and main dishes.

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