Roasted Cauliflower

Oven-roasted cauliflower florets, with garlic, lemon, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese. So good!

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 28 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4

This recipe is more of a method than a precise recipe with exact amounts. Sprinkle as much or as little Parmesan cheese as you want.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely minced
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice (or about half a lemon)
  • Olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Method

1 Toss with lemon juice, minced garlic, olive oil: Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Lightly oil a large roasting pan or baking sheet. Cut the cauliflower into florets and place them in a bowl. Toss with minced garlic. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Drizzle with olive oil and toss so that the florets are lightly coated with oil.

2 Spread on roasting pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper: Spread the florets out into a single layer on the roasting pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. If the oven hasn't reached 400°F (205°C) yet, set aside until it has.

3 Roast until lightly browned: Place the cauliflower in the hot oven, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is lightly brown. Use a fork to test for doneness; the tines should easily pierce the cauliflower when done.

4 Sprinkle with Parmesan: Remove the cauliflower from the oven and sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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151 Comments / Reviews

  • Jessica

    I made this and it’s adaptable and delicious.

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  • Liz S

    This is our favorite cauliflower recipe of all time!

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  • Rita

    Will this work with frozen cauliflower?

  • kimber

    OMG!!!! I will never make cauliflower any other way....love it!!!

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