Grandma's Lemon Cauliflower Side Dish


Great side dish! Very tasty with a little bit of zing to it!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 large head cauliflower

  • 3 slices lemon

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • 1 hard-boiled egg


  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan; add cauliflower, lemon slices, and garlic. Cover saucepan and steam cauliflower until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain water; remove and discard lemon slices and garlic. Transfer cauliflower to a serving bowl.

  2. Melt butter in the same saucepan over medium-low heat; add salt and lemon juice and cook until butter sauce is smooth, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour butter sauce over cauliflower and top with egg.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

178 Calories
13g Fat
13g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 178
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 744mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 108mg 541%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 681mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.