Easy Roasted Cauliflower


Cauliflower is roasted in the oven with a mixture of salt, brown sugar, and curry powder to add a sweet-salty flavor. Even my kids will eat cauliflower when I make it like this!

close up view of Roasted Cauliflower in a glass red bowl
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 head cauliflower, broken into florets

  • 1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon mild curry powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

  2. Combine cauliflower and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a bowl. Mix brown sugar, salt, and curry powder in a small bowl. Taste and adjust until the mixture is sweet and salty. Sprinkle over cauliflower and mix well. Spread cauliflower in a single layer on the baking sheet.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn cauliflower and roast for an additional 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

133 Calories
10g Fat
10g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 133
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 625mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 67mg 334%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 442mg 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.

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