Roasting cauliflower may not be the first method of cooking to come to mind when preparing cauliflower, but it can be a delicious alternative to traditional boiling or baking. When roasted, cauliflower has a unique nutty taste that pairs perfectly with parmesan cheese.

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1 large head of cauliflower
2 tb olive oil
¼ tsp salt
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
½ cup fresh parmesan cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. With a sharp knife, remove the core of the cauliflower head. Separate the cauliflower florets, cutting each in half to create one flat side.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Spread florets out on a baking sheet and roast in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and sprinkle parmesan cheese over the top. Place back in the oven for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.

Nutritional Benefits: Vitamin C, Folate, Fiber, Calcium, Low-Calorie
Category: Side Dish

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