Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

This recipe has you slathering cauliflower in a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting it at a high temperature. The result is an amazingly delicious dish that’s as dramatic in presentation as it is easy in preparation.


 One Tablespoon of vegetable oil
 One head cauliflower
 One and half cups plain Greek yogurt
 One lime, zester and juiced
 Two Tablespoons of chilly powder
 One Tablespoon of cumin
 One Tablespoon of garlic powder
 One Teaspoon of curry powder
 Two Teaspoons kosher salt
 One Teaspoon of black pepper


o Preheat the oven to 400° and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.
o Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any green leaves and the woody stem.
o In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt with the lime zest and juice, chile powder, cumin, garlic powder, curry powder, salt and pepper.
o Dunk the cauliflower into the bowl and use a brush or your hands to smear the marinade evenly over its surface. (Excess marinade can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to three days and used with meat, fish or other veggies.)
o Place the cauliflower on the prepared baking sheet and roast until the surface is dry and lightly browned, 30 to 40 minutes. The marinade will make a crust on the surface of the cauliflower.
o Let the cauliflower cool for 10 minutes before cutting it into wedges and serving alongside a big green salad.

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