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Butter-Roasted Cauliflower

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars
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"This is an unusual and tremendously tasty way to enjoy cauliflower. It's almost like discovering a new vegetable."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 87
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat.
  2. Spread cauliflower onto prepared baking sheet. Brush each piece of cauliflower with melted butter. Season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Flip cauliflower and continue roasting until tender and golden, about 10 minutes more.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 87 calories; 5.9 7.6 2.9 15 123 Full nutrition

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This is a great method. I melted the butter in a microwave safe bowl with about a teaspoon of olive oil and a little minced garlic. My head of cauliflower was pretty small, I tossed it with th...

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Latest research is indicating it is not healthy to heat olive oil, so I was eager to try this recipe. I followed it to the "T". It was just okay for us. If you season it up with some spices, I t...

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This is a great method. I melted the butter in a microwave safe bowl with about a teaspoon of olive oil and a little minced garlic. My head of cauliflower was pretty small, I tossed it with th...

Holy Cow! I love roasted cauliflower anyway, using the usual olive oil. The butter IS what is unusual about this recipe and is the best cauliflower I've ever eaten. Sure butter is less healt...

This was divine! Never thought about adding butter. I always use olive oil. This time because I love garlic, I used 1 head of cauliflower and 1 head of brocolli and about 12 cloves chopped th...

You can't go wrong with simple roasted veggies. As I've come to trust Chef John, I followed the recipe to a "T", and it was spot on. THANKS for the recipe, Chef John!

Excellent! You made me look like a rock star in front of my new husband! Neither of us have ever had roasted cauliflower, so I thought I'd try out this recipe. Not only was it simple and quick t...

Latest research is indicating it is not healthy to heat olive oil, so I was eager to try this recipe. I followed it to the "T". It was just okay for us. If you season it up with some spices, I t...

Butter Roasted Cauliflower Haiku: "Simple, roasted vegg. (But it's not 'unusual', just nice and easy.") Not sure why CJ would say this is an unusual method for roasting cauliflower, or any vegg ...

Wow! Whole family loved this dish. We will be eating more cauliflower!

I added 4 fresh garlic cloves chopped fine to the butter before I briushed it on the cauliflower...it turned out great! I also used a whole stick of butter...Everything's better with butter...I ...