Roasted Cauliflower

By: Dorine Lam, RDN, MS, MPH


Cauliflower is very nutritiousThe chili adds color and the garlic adds flavor to this simple recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small to medium head Cauliflower, separate the florets
  • 1 head broccoli florets

Seasoning Mixture:

  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp crushed dried Red Chili, grind in a coffee grinder
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • salt to taste
  • 4 Tbsp extra virgin Olive Oil

Garnish:

  • 1/4 cup Cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 Lime, juiced

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Put the cauliflower and broccoli in a mixing bowl.
  3. Mix together garlic, chili, curry powder, salt & olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle over the cauliflower, toss gently to mix together and coat well.
  5. Spread the seasoned florets in a cookie sheet.
  6. Roast until tender, stirring occasionally. Depending on the oven, it may be take between 45 mins – 1 hr 25 mins. If you like your vegetable crunchy, you can take it out at 30-45 minutes. It is much faster with a convection oven.
  7. When done, remove from oven. Dress with lime juice. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.
  8. Serve.

Note:
If you have estrogen dominance or thyroid issues, you need to limit the intake of cauliflower and broccoli.

 
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Cauliflower is very nutritious