Butter-roasted cauliflower

Butter-roasted cauliflower

These golden cauliflower florets may be small, but their flavor is mighty! Butter-roasting infuses cauli with a nutty flavor that melts in your mouth. The texture of potatoes minus the carbs. So get cooking...

Butter-roasted cauliflower

These golden cauliflower florets may be small, but their flavor is mighty! Butter-roasting infuses cauli with a nutty flavor that melts in your mouth. The texture of potatoes minus the carbs. So get cooking...
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs 900 g cauliflower
  • 5 oz. 140 g butter
  • salt and pepper
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Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Trim and cut the cauliflower into small florets; the smaller, the quicker they will be done.
  2. Place in a large baking dish. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cover with thin slices of butter. Bake on upper rack in the oven and roast for about 20 minutes or more, depending on size of the florets.

Tip!

If you’ve been eating low carb for a while you’ve probably heard about cauliflower rice and cauliflower mash, but how about cauliflower pizza crust, hash browns and lasagna? Check out our other cauliflower recipes for more low-carb deliciousness!

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6 comments

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  2. Nancy
    SOOOOOO simply perfect! Good too with a dizzle of lemon zest and a pinch of pecorino!
    Will try with other veggies!
    Reply: #3
  3. Crystal Pullen Team Diet Doctor

    SOOOOOO simply perfect! Good too with a dizzle of lemon zest and a pinch of pecorino!
    Will try with other veggies!

    I am so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for sharing!

  4. Janet
    Could I use frozen cauliflower florets for this dish?
    Reply: #5
  5. Crystal Pullen Team Diet Doctor

    Could I use frozen cauliflower florets for this dish?

    Yes, but you may need to adjust the cooking time.

  6. Janet
    I made this with fresh cauliflower the first time, and with frozen the second time. The fresh cauliflower still had some solidness and was so much better. The frozen cauliflower was mushy.
    Reply: #7
  7. Crystal Pullen Team Diet Doctor

    I made this with fresh cauliflower the first time, and with frozen the second time. The fresh cauliflower still had some solidness and was so much better. The frozen cauliflower was mushy.

    Thanks for letting us know!

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