My friend brought this to a party and it was a crowd favorite!



1 large head of cauliflower

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp ground turmeric

Salt and pepper to taste

Chopped fresh parsley or cilantro for garnish


Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Prepare the cauliflower by removing leaves and trimming the stem to sit flat.

Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, paprika, and turmeric to make a marinade. Season with salt and pepper.

Place cauliflower in a baking dish, applying the marinade evenly.

Cover with foil and roast for 30 minutes, then uncover and roast for another 20-30 minutes until golden brown.

Let rest, garnish with herbs, and serve.

Variations & Tips:

Add red pepper flakes or cayenne for a spicy touch.

Ground cumin or smoked paprika adds a smoky flavor.

Capers can be added for a briny taste.

Roast with root vegetables for a complete meal.

Remember to adjust roasting times based on the size of the cauliflower. This versatile dish is perfect for experimenting with flavors and will be a sure hit for any meal. Enjoy your culinary journey with this stunning and healthful dish!