'Thyme' for Some Cauliflower

Everyone loves their veggies, right? Especially delectable cauliflower?! I came up with this recipe when I was in a pinch for 'thyme.' It was so quick and easy, and the flavor is outstanding. Combine herbs and spices, mix in a steamer bag, and boom! You have a delicious and nutritious side dish in minutes. Bon appetit!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
4 mins
Additional Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
11 mins
2 servings


  • ½ head cauliflower, cut into florets

  • 1 microwave steaming bag

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme, or more to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic-pepper seasoning

  • 1 pinch fresh cracked pepper to taste


  1. Put cauliflower florets into the steamer bag; add water. Season cauliflower with salt, thyme, garlic-pepper seasoning, and black pepper. Seal the bag and shake vigorously to coat florets in seasonings.

  2. Cook in microwave oven on High until cauliflower is tender, 3 1/2 to 4 minutes; let cool 2 minutes before opening bag.

Cook's Note:

If desired, you can serve with a cheese sauce of your choice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

38 Calories
0g Fat
8g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 38
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 683mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 67mg 335%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 444mg 9%

* 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.