Roasted Cauliflower


Roasted Cauliflower
Roasting cauliflower in the oven is a delicious way to enjoy the vegetable: golden-brown on the outside and melt-in-the-mouth inside.

In this recipe, the cauliflower is blanched first, then brushed with herb butter before roasting in the oven.
39,5004.2/5 for 5 ratings
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Last modified on: March 27th 2016

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
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33 min.10 min.29 min.1 hour 12 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Roasted Cauliflower : Photo of step #1
Melt 30 g butter in a small pan on low heat and bring to the boil.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Roasted Cauliflower : Photo of step #2
Toss your chosen herbs into the butter (thyme, bay, rosemary and sage shown here).

Leave on low heat for 2 minutes, then take off the heat and leave to stand for 10 minutes.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Roasted Cauliflower : Photo of step #3
Strain through a very fine strainer...

Stage 4
Roasted Cauliflower : Photo of step #4
...to finish your herb butter.

Stage 5 - 20 min.
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Prepare the cauliflower and separate into medium-sized florets.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Blanch the cauliflower in salted boiling water for 4 minutes.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Drain thoroughly.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Lay the cauliflower florets on a baking sheet.

Stage 9 - 4 min.
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Brush with the herb butter.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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Lightly salt and pepper the cauliflower and scatter a few thyme leaves on the top.

Stage 11 - 20 min.
Roasted Cauliflower : Photo of step #11
Roast for about 20 minutes until the cauliflower is nicely browned.

Remarks

For the herb butter, choose herbs that can be used either fresh or dried (thyme, bay, etc), or a mix such as Herbes de Provence.

Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
428 Kcal or 1,792 Kj20 gr30 gr25 gr
21 %8 %3 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
42 Kcal or 176 Kj2 gr3 gr2 gr
2 %1 %<1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
107 Kcal or 448 Kj5 gr8 gr6 gr
5 %2 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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