4 Easy Cauliflower Recipes

2019-02-12

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4 easy and delicious cauliflower recipes! 4 ways to cook and bake cauliflower. All these recipes are quick and anyone cake make them.

DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
4
PREP TIME
45 Minutes
WORK TIME
15 Minutes
INGREDIENTS

    Whole Roasted Cauliflower In Olive Oil:

    • 1 cauliflower
    • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
    • Salt & Pepper

    Baked Breaded Cauliflower: 

    • 1 head cauliflower
    • 1 cup (110g) breadcrumbs
    • 1/2 cup (75g) sesame seeds
    • 2-3 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • ½ teaspoon paprika
    • Cooking spray

    Cauliflower Cheese Balls:

    • 1 medium size cauliflower
    • 3.5 Oz (100g) grated mozzarella
    • 2.5 Oz (70g) grated parmesan
    • 2/3 cup (85g) flour
    • 1/4 cup (25g) breadcrumbs
    • 3 medium eggs
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1/8 (20ml) cup olive oil
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper
    • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

    Cauliflower rice with carrot and peas:

    • 1 head cauliflower (~800g)
    • 2 carrots, diced
    • 1 cup (160g) peas
    • 1 onion
    • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 3-5 tablespoons olive oil
    • Salt to taste
    • Black Pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

Whole Roasted Cauliflower In Olive Oil:

1. Preheat oven to 230C (450F).

2. Bring large pot of water to a boil, add 1 tsp salt. Add washed cauliflower. Boil 10-15 minutes. Drain.

3. Place the cauliflower on a baking try lined with parchment paper. Season with salt a pepper. drizzle with olive oil and coat the cauliflower with your hands.

4. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Baked Breaded Cauliflower: 

1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).

2. Cut 1 head of cauliflower into small-medium florets.

3. To a large pot with salted water add the florets. Boil for 5 minutes. Drain.

4. Prepare two bowls, in one bowl mix together breadcrumbs, sesame seeds, salt, pepper, oregano and paprika. In second bowl beat eggs with pinch salt.

5. Dip cauliflower florets in beaten egg, then coat with breadcrumb mixture.

6. Place on a baking try lined with parchment paper. Spay with cooking oil.

7. Bake for 34-40 minutes, until golden brown.

Cauliflower Cheese Balls:

1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).

2. Grate cauliflower into small crumbs.

3. In a large bowl place grated mozzarella, grated parmesan, grated cauliflower, eggs, olive oil, flour, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix well.

4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

5. Shape balls from the cauliflower-cheese mixture and place the balls on the baking sheet.

6. Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Cauliflower rice with carrot and peas:

1 . Cut the cauliflower into small florets/Chunks. Working in batches, place the cauliflower in a food processor and pulse (in 1-2 second pulses) until the cauliflower has the texture of rice or couscous – don’t over process or it will get mushy. Set aside.

2. In a large pan heat olive oil, and chopped onion and sauté until slightly golden. Add crushed garlic and diced carrots, cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until carrots are tender. And peas and cook for 2-3 minutes more.

3. Add cauliflower “rice”, season with salt and pepper. Add some olive oil (optional) and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-5 minutes., until the cauliflower has softened. Don’t overcook.

4. Serve warm. Enjoy!

Notes:

• If you don’t have a food processor, you can grate the cauliflower with a grater.

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