FoodLink - Purdue Extension

Roasted Cauliflower

15 min
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Servings: 8


1 head cauliflower
tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)


  1. Heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Remove outer leaves of cauliflower. Cut florets off the stem. Wash and drain. (See video for technique)

  3. In a large bowl, combine oil, salt, and pepper. Add cauliflower florets and toss to coat.

  4. Spread cauliflower in a single layer on a large rimmed baking sheet.

  5. Roast in the oven until the cauliflower starts to soften and begins to brown (15-20 minutes ).

  6. Sprinkle cauliflower with cheese and roast another 5-10 minutes.