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More than 30 Captivating Cauliflower Recipes

Calling all cauliflower lovers! These more than 30 captivating cauliflower recipes are perfect for enjoying this vegetable for every meal of the day.

When I was a kid, I’d only eat cauliflower if it was bathed in cheese sauce. And although I still enjoy it like that, I am come to realize what a versatile, delicious, satisfying vegetable cauliflower can be — both in main dishes and in side dishes.

These recipes from Sarah’s Cucina Bella and around the web just go to show how many ways cauliflower can be enjoyed — from tasty vegan dishes to comforting meat-filled ones and everything in between.

Which one do you want to try first?

Spicy Cajun Cauliflower

Spicy Cajun Roasted Cauliflower | Sarah’s Cucina Bella

Cauliflower florets are tossed with a cajun-spiced yogurt sauce and then baked to tender perfection. This dish is big on flavor. If you already enjoy roasted cauliflower, you’ll want to try this.

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Mexican Cauliflower Casserole | Vegan in the Freezer

Cauliflower, veggies, seasonings and vegan cheddar cheese come together in this tasty cauliflower-based side dish. Who doesn’t need a tasty side dish?

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Warm Pancetta Garlic Vinaigrette | Sarah’s Cucina Bella

Cauliflower is roasted to crisp-tender, and then bathed in a warm pancetta garlic vinaigrette. It’s a tangy, warm peppery Roasted Cauliflower Salad perfect for chilly nights.

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Creamy Cauliflower Broccoli Cheese Soup | Cupcakes and Kale Chips

If you like broccoli cheddar soup … particular that craveworthy one from Panera … you’ll love this velvety version made with cauliflower. The best part? It doesn’t actually have any cream in it. Mmmm.

Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous

Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette | Sarah’s Cucina Bella

Light, flavorful and filled with nutritious veggies and fruit — this tangy salad is perfect for spring and summer enjoyment.

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Low-Carb Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots | Kalyn’s Kitchen

Tater tots are one of my very favorite things to have with hot dogs or burgers. The crispy outside, and potato-y inside are just perfect for dipping in ketchup. In this low-carb version, Kalyn of Kalyn’s Kitchen swaps in cauliflower (another favorite of mine) for the potatoes … and the result is grand. Perhaps the most genius part? They’re cooked in a mini muffin tin. Love!

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Coconut Crusted Baked Cauliflower Bites | Chocolate Moosey

Love small bites for enjoying while watching sports games or perhaps during Friday night movie nights? These little bites are totally meatless — but you won’t miss the meat when you’re dipping them in marinara sauce and chowing down.

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Creamy Chicken with Fire Roasted Corn | Courtney’s Sweets

This recipe has a secret. See, it’s creamy and filled with tasty shredded chicken and sweet fire roasted corn. But that creaminess? It’s not from cream or butter … it’s a puree of veggies including cauliflower that gives it a decadent, but not really decadent, creaminess. I think I’m in love.

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Cauliflower in Puttanesca Sauce | Cookin’ Canuck

Spicy. Salty. Puttanesca sauce usually transforms pasta with its flavor symphony. But in this creative take on it, cauliflower takes center stage … and looks amazing.

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Green Cauliflower Wings | The Plant Philosophy

Cauliflower is glazed with a well-seasoned puree with greens, spices and more and then roasted to perfection. Sounds delightful … and if you want to make it extra delightful try the dipping sauce suggested too.

Roasted Garlic Whipped Cauliflower

Roasted Garlic Whipped Cauliflower | Country Cleaver

Who needs potatoes when cauliflower can make a lovely, flavorful, creamy dish too? Especially when it’s cooked in bacon fat, and flavored with wonderful roasted garlic, that is. Mmm … Sounds wonderful.

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Roasted Cauliflower with Blue Cheese, Garlic and Pomegranate | Sarah’s Cucina Bella

With bursts of tangy pomegranate and bits of sharp blue cheese, this roasted cauliflower dish always draws raves. And it’s easy too.

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Thai Chili Chicken Pizza with Cauliflower Crust | Joyful Healthy Eats

Thai chili is one of my favorite flavorings. And on a chicken-filled, gluten-free pizza? All I can say is “Yes, please!”

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allie @ Through Her Looking Glass

Monday 14th of March 2016

So many glorious cauliflower recipes!!!! Delish!

Rachel Cooks

Saturday 12th of March 2016

What a great list! Thanks for including my dip!

KalynsKitchen

Saturday 12th of March 2016

So many fun and delicious-sounding ideas; thanks for featuring me! I'll definitely share with my followers.

(I'm wondering why my photo turned out so small though; it should be 550 wide if it came from my blog. Very weird.)

Valentina

Friday 11th of March 2016

What a delicious group of cauliflower recipes! Yum! Thanks for linking to my Cauliflower "steak!"

Kate

Friday 11th of March 2016

I feel like I could really get behind those cauliflower tots