Cauliflower is a cancer-fighting cruciferous vegetable, and it’s versatile too. From roasted and mashed to hearty, rib-sticking “steaks,” cauliflower is the current “it” vegetable making its way onto restaurant menus and family dinner tables everywhere.
Has your family jumped on the cauliflower bandwagon yet? I consider it a gateway vegetable, because it’s white (and let’s face it, some kids ONLY eat white and beige foods!), tastes super sweet when roasted, and it’s crunchy when eaten raw with a dip.
The recipes below should get you started on your cauliflower cooking adventure.
Ever wonder how to make cauliflower “steaks?” Check out my how-to guide and video for making cauliflower steaks and my recipe for Cauliflower Steaks with White Bean Sauce.
Macaroni and cheese gets a healthy fix with this Cauliflower Mac & Cheese. You’ll never turn to boxed mac ‘n cheese again 🙂
More cauliflower recipes from food blogger friends:
Buffalo Cauliflower Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing from Kara at The Foodie Dietitian
Slow Cooker Cauliflower Pea Risotto from Serena and Deanna at Teaspoon of Spice
Vegan Cauliflower Mash Bowls from Lindsay at The Lean Green Bean
Healthy Linguine Alfredo from Danielle at Food Confidence
Lemon Asparagus Cauliflower Rice from Dixya at Food, Pleasure and Health
Roasted Apples with Caulifower and Pecans from Katie at Mom to Mom Nutrition
Easy “Cauli Mac” & Cheese from Jamila at No Nonsense Nutritionist
Roasted Cauliflower, Tomatoes, and Chickpeas with Indian Spices from Min at MJ and Hungryman
Fig, Spinach, Israeli Couscous & Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad from Abbey at Abbey’s Kitchen
Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Cheddar, Pesto, and Tomatoes from Jenny at My Cape Cod Kitchen
Cauliflower Burnt Rice from Jessica at Nutritioulicious
Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala from Karman at The Nutrition Adventure
Chipotle Tempeh and Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Kale Guacamole from Rachael at Avocado a Day Nutrition
Cashew-Crusted Tamari and Maple Syrup Roasted Cauliflower from Faye Berger Mitchell at Foodie on Campus