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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

A simple yet impressive side dish featuring a whole head of cauliflower roasted with herbs and spices.

Tasty Team
May 15, 2023
Whole Roasted Cauliflower

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for 4 servings

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • ½ cup tahini (145 g)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • pita, to serve
  • tzatziki sauce, to serve
  • fresh cilantro, chopped, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 251
  • Fat 20g
  • Carbs 15g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 6g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prep cauliflower by removing leaves and stem with a knife, then place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, olive oil, turmeric, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, salt, and garlic.
  4. Pour tahini mixture over cauliflower, using your hands to make sure entire head is covered.
  5. Bake cauliflower for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Make a tent with aluminum foil and cover halfway through.
  6. Cut cauliflower into pieces and then separate florets.
  7. Serve on warm pita with tzatziki sauce and cilantro.
  8. Enjoy!
Whole Roasted Cauliflower

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