Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

Find healthy, delicious cauliflower recipes including roasted cauliflower, mashed cauliflower, cauliflower rice, cauliflower pizza crust and low-carb cauliflower ideas. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Cheesy Ground Beef & Cauliflower Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 23
Ground beef and cauliflower combine to create a hearty weeknight casserole that both kids and adults will love. Serve with tortilla chips and sour cream.
By Carolyn Casner

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 21
You'll never want to eat roasted cauliflower any other way once you try this tasty recipe. Bacon, sour cream and sharp Cheddar cheese coat good-for-you cauliflower in deliciousness for an easy side that will make everyone actually want to eat their vegetables.
By Carolyn Casner

Sloppy Joe Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 5
Like sloppy Joes? Then you'll love this sloppy Joe casserole recipe. This kid-friendly dinner has the classic sloppy Joe flavors kids love, while parents will like all the veggies that are packed in to make it a healthy meal.
By Robin Bashinsky

Vegetarian Protein Bowl

Rating: 5 stars 2
This vegetarian protein bowl has everything you need for a complete meal in one bowl. Beans not only boost protein, but also add creaminess to the farro mixture. Chimichurri sauce brightens the dish.
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By Ali Ramee

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Amp up your veggie servings with this healthy cauliflower fried rice for a quick low carb dinner.
By Robin Bashinsky

Chicken & Vegetable Penne with Parsley-Walnut Pesto

Rating: 4 stars 8
Homemade pesto may seem daunting, but in this quick pasta recipe you can make a simple sauce in minutes while the pasta water comes to a boil. You can substitute frozen green beans and cauliflower for fresh; in Step 4, cook the frozen vegetables according to package directions before tossing with the pasta and pesto.
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By Patsy Jamieson

Roasted Cauliflower & Potato Curry Soup

Rating: 5 stars 61
In this healthy cauliflower soup recipe, roasting the cauliflower first adds depth and prevents the florets from turning to mush. A little tomato sauce and coconut milk give the broth a rich, silky texture. Serve with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt, if desired.
By Danielle Centoni

Spinach & Artichoke Casserole with Chicken and Cauliflower Rice

Rating: 3 stars 13
This high-protein chicken casserole clocks in right around 400 calories to help you end your day feeling satisfied—not starved or overly full.
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By Andrea Mathis, M.A., RDN, LD

Cauliflower Chips

Rating: 5 stars 1
These crisp cauliflower chips are low in carbs and can be made in either the oven or your air fryer. Plus, they require just cauliflower, Parmesan cheese and seasonings to make! Swap out the Italian seasoning for ranch seasoning or your favorite spice blend for a different flavor profile.
Melissa Gray
By Melissa Gray

Chipotle-Lime Cauliflower Taco Bowls

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
A bold, smoky marinade elevates roasted cauliflower in this meal-prep version of our popular Chipotle-Lime Cauliflower Tacos by Carolyn Malcoun. To cut down on prep time for these healthy taco bowls, look for precut cauliflower in the produce department. You can also save time by using microwaveable quinoa pouches (you'll need one 8-ounce pouch for this recipe) instead of cooking quinoa.
By Carolyn A Hodges, RD

Broccoli & Cauliflower Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 4
This cheesy, creamy broccoli and cauliflower casserole carries the perfect amount of sauce to enhance the flavors of the veggies without covering them up. A crunchy, buttery topping adds texture to this easy casserole that will be loved by children and adults alike.
Julia Levy
By Julia Levy

Chicken & Cauliflower-Rice Casserole

Rating: 3 stars 2
Get your veggies and your protein fix in this easy, gluten-free chicken and cauliflower-rice casserole. Riced cauliflower stands in for traditional rice, making this creamy casserole low in carbs but—with the simple combination of Cheddar cheese and chicken—suitable for even the pickiest of eaters.
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By Julia Levy
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Inspiration and Ideas

23 Healthy Ground Beef Casseroles for a Cozy Dinner
These healthy ground beef casseroles have something for everyone, whether you're craving a filling shepherd's pie or a comforting veggie-packed hotdish.
10 Cauliflower Casserole Recipes
These cauliflower casserole recipes are the perfect side dish for dinner this week. Cauliflower is affordable, lower in carbs and a great source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. You can easily use fresh or frozen florets depending on what's available. Recipes like Loaded Cauliflower Casserole and Shrimp and Cauliflower Bake are healthy, delicious and a great way to get your serving of veggies.
Cauliflower Rice Bowls with Grilled Chicken
Rating: 4.5 stars 4

These healthy Greek-inspired cauliflower rice bowls topped with feta, olives, veggies and grilled chicken are impressive yet take just 30 minutes to make.