Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

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Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower is the BEST roasted cauliflower recipe. You will love this crispy oven roasted cauliflower with salty Parmesan cheese. It is a great low-carb side dish for any meal.

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

The BEST Roasted Cauliflower

If you are a regular reader of our blog you know I love cauliflower. It is one of my all-time favorite vegetables! I love it because it is healthy, delicious, and so versatile. Cauliflower can be used in soups, tacos, salads, bolognese, and even grilled cheese.

Probably my favorite cauliflower recipe is this Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower because it is SO easy and SO good. I make it almost every single week because it is a great side dish to any meal. It is low-carb, keto, gluten-free…if you care about any of those things. The most important thing, it is DELICIOUS! I promise you it will be your GO TO vegetable side dish. Adults and kids love this roasted cauliflower recipe!

Easy Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

How to Make Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

I make this roasted cauliflower recipe all of the time because it is so easy to make. When I need a vegetable side dish to go with dinner, I know I can always count on Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower. The ingredient list is short (you only need 5 ingredients) and we always have them on hand. Just make sure you use GOOD grated Parmesan cheese, not the stuff that comes in the shaker bottle. You want to splurge on the good cheese for this recipe.

Here are a few tips for making perfect Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower:

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper of aluminum foil, for easy clean up!
  • Cut a head of cauliflower into florets, making sure they are all the same size.
  • Place the cauliflower florets and garlic cloves on the large baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Toss until well coated.
  • Spread the cauliflower into an even layer, making sure the cauliflower florets aren’t touching. You want to give them space so they don’t steam and get mushy. You want them to roast and crisp up in the oven.
  • Place in the oven and roast for 35 minutes, stirring once.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese onto the cauliflower, making sure all of the florets are coated. Place the pan back in the oven and roast for 10 to 15 more minutes, or until the cauliflower is crispy and the Parmesan cheese is starting to brown.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.

Perfect Vegetable Side Dish

I seriously could eat this Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower every single day. It is that good. I love how the cauliflower gets nice and crispy in the oven, especially after the cauliflower florets are coated in the salty Parmesan cheese. The Parmesan cheese gets the cauliflower super crispy and adds a ton of flavor! You are going to want to serve this roasted cauliflower with every single meal. Good thing it is easy to make!

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower is the BEST roasted cauliflower recipe. You will love this crispy oven roasted cauliflower with salty Parmesan cheese. It is a great low-carb side dish for any meal.

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Total Time
55 minutes
Cuisine
American
Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 4 garlic cloves unpeeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or foil for easy clean up.
  2. Place the cauliflower florets and garlic cloves on the large baking sheet. Toss with olive oil until well coated. Spread the cauliflower in an even layer. Season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Place the pan in the oven and roast for 35 minutes, stirring once.
  4. Remove the pan from the oven and sprinkle the cauliflower with grated Parmesan cheese. Return to the oven and finish roasting for 10 to 15 minutes or until the cauliflower is tender and starting to brown. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 461mg 19%
Potassium 452mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 1.4%
Vitamin C 85.1%
Calcium 12.9%
Iron 4.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords

cauliflower recipe, roasted cauliflower

Maria Lichty

I’m Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Always looking for some dressed up vegetable recipes, especially when it comes to my kiddos. Can’t wait to try this, pinned!

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