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.
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Last modified on: March 27th 2016

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 butter 30 g butter
  • 2 herbs of your choice herbs of your choice
  • 3 cauliflower 1 kg cauliflower
  • 4 thyme 4 sprigs thyme
  • 5 salt salt
  • 6 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 1,030 grams

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

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

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Roasted Cauliflower
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
Strain through a very fine strainer...

Stage 4
Roasted Cauliflower finish your herb butter.

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

Stage 6 - 4 min.
Roasted Cauliflower
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.
Roasted Cauliflower
Brush with the herb butter.

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

Stage 11 - 20 min.
Roasted Cauliflower
Roast for about 20 minutes until the cauliflower is nicely browned.
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.
Should be eaten immediately.
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.61 €
  • Per person : 0.40 €

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