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Cauliflower Recipes

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If you’re looking for new healthy cauliflower ideas or how to cook your favorite vegetable for lunch or dinner, here are 25 of the best cauliflower recipes that everyone will love!

Appetizers and Side Dish Recipes

The Best Easy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

These homemade crispy baked cauliflower buffalo wings are a hit with both vegans and meat eaters. Serve them at a party, and see how fast they disappear!

Cheesy Cauliflower Rice

If you’ve never tried cauliflower rice before, this is a great place to start. It’s a quick and easy side dish that tastes surprisingly similar to mac and cheese and pairs well with the main course.

BBQ Cauliflower Wings

These delicious barbecue wings are baked, not fried. They’re a great healthy snack instead of French fries or onion rings, whether you’re on a weight loss diet or not.

The Best Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Cauliflower Soup

For a low carb alternative to baked potato soup, this thick and creamy cauliflower soup will satisfy your comfort food cravings, without all the extra fat and calories.

Main Dish Cauliflower Recipes

Easy Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

This super easy cauliflower alfredo recipe is so rich and savory, you will never believe it isn’t full of heavy cream. Serve it over pasta, rice, or roasted vegetables.

cauliflower pizza crust recipe

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

For a healthy dinner the whole family will love, try this simple cauliflower pizza recipe. It can be vegan, keto, oil free, and gluten free, with just 5 ingredients.

Cauliflower Tacos

Feel free to throw in some avocado, sautéed zucchini, or diced roasted sweet potato. Or give the tacos a protein boost by adding chickpeas, smoked tofu, or black beans for a completely vegetarian healthy meal.

vegan lemon chicken

Lemon Cauliflower

A sweet, sticky, savory, crispy lemon cauliflower recipe that tastes like your favorite American Chinese restaurant takeout and is so much healthier. The sauce is also good on steamed broccoli or tofu.

Cauliflower Mac And Cheese

Cauliflower Mac And Cheese

This lightened up creamy, cheesy, secretly healthy cauliflower macaroni recipe is perfect for feeding a crowd.

Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie Burger Recipe

The basic veggie burger recipe is a weeknight staple in our home. You can bake, fry, or grill the burgers, and leftover patties can also be frozen. Serve with a salad and sweet potato fries to complete the meal.

Cauliflower Meal Prep 4 Ways

Cauliflower Meal Prep Recipes

Whip these four easy cauliflower recipes up for Sunday meal prep – you cook just once and get a wholesome meatless dinner or lunch for the entire week!

sesame cauliflower eat

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

One of the most popular plant based dinner ideas on my blog is this sticky roasted sesame cauliflower, with an addictively sweet and yummy ginger sesame sauce that can be mild or spicy and will make you think of the sesame chicken at Panda Express, just without the meat.

And of course, dessert!

Healthy Chocolate Cake With A Secret Ingredient Cauliflower

Healthy Chocolate Cake

Yes, there really is hidden cauliflower in this moist chocolate cake recipe. And absolutely nobody can ever guess!

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Cauliflower Recipes: How To Roast Cauliflower

This healthy recipe for how to cook cauliflower in the oven is a super easy appetizer or side dish for dinner.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 3 – 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large head cauliflower,
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil
  • salt and optional pepper as desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or grease well. Cut cauliflower into florets, discarding the leaves. In a large bowl, toss cauliflower with the oil and any spices you wish (I usually add 1/2 tsp salt). Arrange in a single layer on the baking sheet, making sure not to crowd the cauliflower. If needed to fit it all, you can use a second baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes, or until florets are soft and edges begin to char.
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Published on June 9, 2021

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  1. Allison says

    The sesame cauliflower recipe is a staple in our house too! I’ve made your buffalo cauliflower wings for Super Bowl and they went over really well even with the meat eaters 😂

  2. Mary Beth says

    I love love LOVE the cheesy cauliflower, and I don’t even really like cauliflower! I was stuck with a bag of cauliflower rice (long story) and was looking for ways to use it and found your recipe. I wouldn’t say it tastes exactly like mac and cheese, but the flavor is definitely similar.

  3. Molly Cauliflower Lover says

    Oh this might be my favorite post on your blog! If it’s cauliflower, I am in! I’ll even try the cauliflower chocolate cake. Yes I am adventurous 🙂 🙂 🙂

  4. Jamie says

    5 stars
    Another fan of the buffalo cauliflower wings here. That’s actually how I found your blog! Someone brought them to a party and a bunch of us were asking for the recipe. She ended up sending a lot of people to you!

  5. Dana says

    5 stars
    I’ve tried three of these so far, and my goal is to try ALL of the cauliflower recipes on this page by the end of the year 🙂 🙂

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