15 Ways to Cook a Cauliflower

How many times have you bought a head of cauliflower–all ready to chop it up and enjoy the healthy benefits of this veggie–then left it forgotten in the fridge? Uninspired, it goes unused until you toss it in the garbage. I’m afraid I do this too often at my house. I so want to love cauliflower. It’s got all sorts of nutritional benefits and we don’t necessarily hate it at our house. But, we don’t really love it either. Steamed, it’s kinda meh. Roasted, it’s a little less meh. And once you’ve steamed or roasted, then what’s left?

Actually, there are lots of things to do with a head of cauliflower! It stands in beautifully for meat in vegan recipes, grills up gorgeously, and even makes a mean au gratin. Looking for a way to use up that cauliflower in your fridge? These fifteen recipes will inspire you to think outside of the box and make some seriously fork-friendly eats fast!

  • Let’s Eat Cauliflower! 1 of 16

    Who says cauliflower should be ho-hum? These 15 recipes will get your dinnertime hopping with this healthy veggie.

  • Garlic Roasted Cauliflower With Lemon And Parmesan 2 of 16

    This recipe will turn anyone into a cauliflower lover!

    Get the recipe for Garlic Roasted Cauliflower With Lemon And Parmesan 

  • Vegetable Coconut Korma 3 of 16

    This Indian korma has vibrant spices that make the dish sing!

    Get the recipe for Vegetable Coconut Korma

  • Spicy Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie 4 of 16

    Cauliflower makes a wonderful and healthy addition to this tasty shepherd's pie!

    Get the recipe for Spicy Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

  • Scalloped Cauliflower 5 of 16

    This beautiful twist on naughty full-fat scalloped potatoes is the perfect rich and cheesy replacement!

    Get the recipe from CheekyKitchen

  • Roasted Cauliflower With Garlic 6 of 16

    Give your cauliflower some love with smoked cheddar and bacon bits! 

    Get the recipe from CheekyKitchen

  • Spelt Berry Sushi Bowl With Roasted Cauliflower 7 of 16

    This sushi-inspired vegan bowl is perfect for using leftover veggies and grains!

    Get the recipe from coffee & quinoa

  • So Easy Creamy Cauliflower Soup 8 of 16

    You'll adore the taste and blend of flavors in this easy and beautiful soup!

    Get the recipe from CheekyKitchen

  • Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic Pizza 9 of 16

    This vegetarian pizza will knock your socks off!

    Get the recipe from foxes love lemons

  • Cauliflower and Tofu Curry 10 of 16

    Adjust the spiciness of this healthy and satisfying curry dish!

    Get the recipe from the Vegan road

  • Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Quinoa 11 of 16

    Change up your side dish with a new and exciting roasted cauliflower salad!

    Get the recipe from closetcooking

  • Vegetarian Nachos 12 of 16

    If your nachos need a health makeover, this recipe is for you!

    Get the recipe from fuss free cooking

  • Cauliflower Twice Baked Potatoes 13 of 16

    Twice baked potatoes feel a little less sinful with the addition of cauliflower!

    Get the recipe from Minimalist Baker

  • Curried Cauliflower Soup with Indian Spiced Streusel 14 of 16

    This soup is satisfyingly delicious, and the streusel topping ups the yummy factor!  

    Get the recipe from Tablespoon

  • Tandoori Aloo Gobhi/Roasted Potatoes and Cauliflower 15 of 16

    This would make a wonderful no-mess side dish for any occasion!

    Get the recipe from MM's Kitchen Bites

  • Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Salad With Tahini Dressing 16 of 16

    Sometimes your body just needs kale, and it is splendid with cauliflower and tahini dressing!

    Get the recipe from Keep It Simple Foods

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