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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.


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.


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!


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.


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.

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.


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.


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!”

More Tasty Cauliflower Recipes

More than 30 Captivating Cauliflower Recipes

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!


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.)


Friday 11th of March 2016

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


Friday 11th of March 2016

I feel like I could really get behind those cauliflower tots