Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower is a perfect side dish for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Quick and easy -- just five minutes to cut and toss it all together. Pop it in the oven for a flavorful, low carb side that pairs well with everything from poultry to beef and pork roasts.
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Low Carb Keto Paleo
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 large head cauliflower, rinsed, dried, and separated into florets
  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 - 3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely minced
  • 2 t. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ c. Parmesan cheese, freshly grated, divided
  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut cauliflower into quarters, remove the core from each section and break apart florets.
  3. Add cauliflower florets, olive oil, minced garlic, and crushed red pepper flakes to a large bowl and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Spread seasoned cauliflower on prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for 20-25 minutes at 425˚F, stirring once to ensure cauliflower cooks evenly.
  5. Remove from oven and set the broiler to high. Evenly sprinkle cauliflower with ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese and place under the broiler until golden brown (approximately 2 minutes).
  6. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 servings Calories: 107 Carbohydrates: 5 grams Protein: 4 grams
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2019/10/spicy-roasted-cauliflower/