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Cauliflower is easily one of the most versatile vegetables we know. You can rice it, roast it, grill it, or just about anything else you can imagine. Over the last several years, our friend from the Brassica family has finally been getting the attention it deserves. So often relegated to a simple side dish, cauliflower has proven itself worthy of a starring role in many main dishes.
It’s one of those veggies that does a lot of heavy lifting in meatless dishes, and it holds flavor so nicely that often times you don’t even end up missing the meat. Whether you’re serving it hot or cold, for lunch or dinner, we’ve got a cauliflower recipe for you.
Roasted Cauliflower Recipes
Roasted cauliflower has a special place in our hearts, and these recipes demonstrate why.
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Whole Roasted Jerk Cauliflower
Cauliflower is given the royal treatment to take it from side dish to table centerpiece. It's long-cooked until fork tender and finished with a fiery jerk-inspired glaze.Go to Recipe
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Whole Roasted Cauliflower
Slathered in an herby butter and served with a rich onion gravy, cauliflower goes from firm and toothsome to lusciously tender with a crackling, flavorful crust. It’s super easy to prepare, but looks so impressive.Go to Recipe
Cauliflower Casseroles Recipes
Classic casseroles are elevated by the addition of this cruciferous veg.
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BBQ Chicken Casserole
This Paleo-friendly weeknight casserole is loaded with shredded chicken breast and riced cauliflower, laced together with a homemade BBQ sauce.Go to Recipe
Cauliflower Rice Recipes
Whether you’re looking for a low-carb or grain-free rice substitute or just want to work some more veggies onto your plate, cauliflower rice is always a good idea. From side dishes to grain bowls to “fried rice,” it’s incredibly versatile.
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Chicken Curry in a Hurry
Michell Tam of Nom Nom Paleo makes her chicken curry in a hurry with a velvety coconut milk base, seared chicken thighs, and a spicy kick of curry paste. Go to Recipe
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Black Pepper Chicken
Inspired by Panda Express black pepper chicken, this version has the same tender chicken and bold black pepper sauce you expect, but it's naturally low-carb and Whole30-compliant.Go to Recipe
Vegan Cauliflower Recipes
Cauliflower takes the leading role in these vegan recipes that we love.
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Curried Cauliflower Chowder
This simple but satisfying soup is hearty with cauliflower, red potatoes, and corn kernels. It’s simmered in a fragrant coconut-curry broth full of garlic and ginger for a weeknight-friendly dinner. Go to Recipe
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Purple Cauliflower Hummus
This dip is a wonderful party option because you can make it in advance and it’s vegan and gluten-free. Plus, its colorful appearance makes it a conversation starter.Go to Recipe
Healthy Cauliflower Recipes
Cauliflower is a great option for a healthier twist on many kitchen favorites.
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Fluffy, tender, and moist with cauliflower but well-seasoned with onion, herbs, and cheese, this cauliflower cake is a winner. Go to Recipe