Best Cauliflower recipe

Best Cauliflower recipe - Zesty Italian Cauliflower snacks. 3 simple ingredients.

Best cauliflower recipe? Perhaps not, but our Zesty Roasted Cauliflower snacks are delicious, healthy, nutritious, and oh so easy to make. 3 simple ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven. And you end up with a plateful of snacks that are sure to please your crowd.

Cauliflower * YUK *

Lets face it, cauliflower isn’t on most of our “favorite vegetables” list. We usually stick with veggies such as peas, carrots and corn. Trust me, I was right there with you. I spent forty years “hating on cauliflower. However, over the years, cauliflower has slowly climbed up the list. Today, it stands on top. See our 5 healthy veggies article for more cool vegetables to explore.

Our Best Cauliflower Recipe

Best cauliflower recipe - Zesty Cauliflower Snacks

Zesty Roasted Cauliflower

  • Author: Bobguy
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Appetiser


This may not be the best cauliflower recipe but certainly is the easiest. Just 3 simple ingredients and 30 minutes of your time and you can be serving a snack that is healthy, packed with vitamins, and downright delicious.



  • 1 large head of cauliflower (8 cups)
  • 1/2 cup of Italian Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Cumin Powder


  1. Wash cauliflower and break into large clumps
  2. Break large clumps into flowerettes. Put into mixing bowl.
    (Trim stems as needed)
  3. Add Italian dressing to mixing bowl. Shake mixing bowl to coat the flowerettes.
  4. Place coated cauliflower into glass baking dish. Add 1/2 cup of water.
  5. Sprinkle cumin powder on top of the flowerettes. Mix together with spoon.
  6. Bake in oven at 300 degrees for 20-25 minutes
  7. Remove from oven. Stir with spoon. Let cool for 10 minutes.
    (Top with ground pepper – optional)
  8. Serve on a plate as a snack.


Optionally, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top just before serving.

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Best cauliflower recipe nutrition label


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 45
  • Sugar: 3.4 g
  • Sodium: 110 mg
  • Fat: 2.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.3 g
  • Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: cauliflower, snack, recipe, healthy, vegetable, vegetarian

Cauliflower * Not so YUK *

If you have yet to explore the virtues of cauliflower, then you need to start. Are you a low carb person? Cauliflower is a fabulous alternative to rice and potatoes. How about the low sodium people? Once again, cauliflower (fresh, not packaged) contains almost no salt. Moreover, cauliflower is a great source of vitamin C. One serving of cauliflower has 75% of your daily requirement. Now is the time for you to create your very own Best Cauliflower Recipe. Further nutritional details can be found here.

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2 thoughts on “Best Cauliflower recipe”

  1. Adding cumin is the best idea you’ve had yet. I served these last night and they were gone in 15 minutes!

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