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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower (Vegan, GF)

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2-4
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Time: 35 min
  • Easy
  • Serves 2-4

People often assume cauliflower is a bit bland or boring, but I beg to differ. This recipe demonstrates wonderfully how good cauliflower is at mopping up flavour, and makes for a unique take on a vegetable that is often underutilised – despite its lovely array of health benefits. I love having this recipe as a side dish or incorporating it into a salad.


  • 1 whole head of cauliflower
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves of smashed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Herbamare Spicy
  • zest and juice of 1/2 lemon

Which is healthier: broccoli or cauliflower?

Wondering which of these cruciferous vegetables is better for you? Find out more in Emma's blog: Which is healthier: broccoli or cauliflower?

How to make Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

1. Break or chop the cauliflower into florets and arrange in a baking dish.

2. Smash the garlic cloves with the base of a knife and arrange evenly around the dish.

3. Sprinkle the cauliflower and garlic with the seasoning and spices, followed by the lemon zest and juice, then drizzle with the olive oil and give a good mix up.

4. Bake in a pre-heated over at 180⁰C for 30 minutes, tossing halfway.

This recipe is full of goodness

This recipe combines gut and heart healthy cauliflower, plus a lovely array of anti-inflammatory spices including turmeric. This dish makes for a lovely side dish or can be incorporated into salads to add a depth of flavour plus an added source of protein and fibre.

Emma is a qualified nutritionist. She is passionate about all things food, and loves to share her knowledge of her experiences in the kitchen with exciting new recipes, plus, exploring how these healthy habits can translate into helping us feel better!


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