"Eat broccoli. And cauliflower, cabbage, and other stuff that looks like it came out of a mini Tolkien forest." —Steve Edwards
Cauliflower can be prepared in a seemingly endless number of ways: mashed, diced, chopped, pureed, raw, cooked—oh the culinary places cauliflower can go….it is so much more than the staple on a veggie platter with dip.
Is cauliflower the most magical vegetable? 🦄 Give these 5 cauliflower recipes a try and you’ll be hard pressed to say no!
5 must-try plant-based cauliflower recipes
1. Cauliflower Hummus
Replace the traditional chickpea component of hummus with roasted cauliflower and what you have is an equally delicious spread with fewer carbs!
Try the recipe: Cauliflower Hummus
2. Hainanese Cauliflower Rice | Keto-Friendly
This cauliflower rice is prepared with a food processor and flavored with an aromatic Hainanese paste — which is a mixture of lemongrass, ginger, garlic, shallots, and pandan leaves. The end result is truly a game changer and pairs perfectly with our Hainanese Baked Tofu main course.
Try the recipe: Hainanese Cauliflower Rice | Keto-Friendly
3. Cauliflower Pizza | Guilt & Gluten-Free
This is a very popular dish for anyone following a gluten-free diet. It is a highly flavorful alternative that features cauliflower, ground almond, and chia seed, which together create a nutritious homemade healthy and tasty pizza-style crust. Top with your favorite pizza toppings and enjoy.
Try the recipe: Cauliflower Pizza | Guilt & Gluten-Free
4. Roasted Cauliflower with Lime, Chili & Cilantro (Oil-Free)
Talk about a flavor symphony —this oil-free roasted cauliflower dish is a winner for dinner. It is seasoned with a fresh burst of lime juice, chili and garlic powder, oregano, and then finished with fresh cilantro. Have it as a side or your main—whatever you choose, we are confident this will be a future favorite.
Try the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower with Lime, Chili & Cilantro (No Oil)
5. Cauliflower Tikka Masala | Keto-Friendly
If it's fulsome flavor you're after—look no further. Featuring aromatic Indian-spiced cauliflower that is roasted until crispy and dark golden and then tossed with a delicious, yet easy-to-make tomato, coconut sauce. Finished with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lemon juice—we are confident this is one dish you will come back to again and again.
Try the recipe: Cauliflower Tikka Masala | Keto-Friendly
Finally, check out these 4 fun facts about cauliflower:
- It’s related to kale.
- It’s packed with Vitamin C.
- It comes in four colors.
- The stems and leaves are edible.
Looking for more cooking inspiration? Then don’t miss these other posts:
- Healthy homemade and satisfying plant-based snacks for every craving
- 4 delicious and bright broccoli recipes to try this month
- Why focusing on "a little a day" might be the best way to make cooking a habit
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