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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Parsley Recipe

Looking for an easy whole roasted cauliflower with parsley recipe? Learn how to make whole roasted cauliflower with parsley using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pateltej

Makes 8 servings



Roasting a whole head of cauliflower at high heat creates beautifully caramelized florets. It's perfectly offset by fresh parsley and a drizzle of a quick lemon dressing.

Recipe Ingredients for whole roasted cauliflower with parsley

2 lb cauliflower, green leaves discarded
3/10 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
1 tablespoon small capers (packed in brine)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups parsley

Recipe Directions for whole roasted cauliflower with parsley

  1. Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly oil a 9-inch pie plate or square baking dish.

  2. Core cauliflower, leaving head intact, then discard core and put cauliflower head in pan. Drizzle 2 tablespoons olive oil over top of cauliflower and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bake until tender, 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Transfer to a serving dish.

  3. Whisk together lemon juice, capers, pepper, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl, then whisk in remaining 1/4 cup oil.

  4. Surround cauliflower with parsley sprigs and drizzle cauliflower and parsley with dressing.

  5. Makes 8 servings.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
106
Calories from Fat
75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.3g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
365mg
15%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
7.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
2.7g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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