Cauliflower, 10 ways

07 April, 2022

Cauliflower in blender
Is cauliflower the most underrated vegetable? We think so. If you don’t agree with us, just take a look at these 10 must-try recipes – cauliflower is just so versatile. From cauliflower steaks to chicken-nugget-style bites, you’ll want to head straight to your local grocery store and give them all a go.
Turmeric cauliflower steaks

The perfect side dish for your next lunch or family cook up, this cauliflower dish ticks a lot of boxes. For one, it’s vegan – it’s also totally delicious. And, with sweet dates, very mild spice and fresh coriander, your children might even love it. The turmeric gives it a vibrant orange hue, which – combined with the green coriander – makes it look mouth-wateringly delicious. Don’t take our word for it though… try it yourself!
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Cauliflower rice

Deemed to be a healthier, lighter version of traditional rice, cauliflower rice first became popular around 2012. While the hype has certainly died down since then, it’s remained a beloved, nutrient-rich substitute for curries, fried rice and even burritos ever since.
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Cauliflower pizza base

We know what you’re thinking – cauliflower and pizza? It sounds strange, but you’ll be converted from the moment you take your first crispy bite. Thanks to cauliflower’s mild (essentially non-existent) taste, you won’t even notice that your pizza base is packed with grain-free goodness. This recipe in particular is also seriously easy, so that’s another win!
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Cauliflower soup

How’s this for a winter warmer? This creamy roasted cauliflower soup is the perfect cold weather meal, packed with heaps of cauliflower, one medium red onion, some garlic, lemon juice and nutmeg, all garnished with parsley or chives. YUM! Serve it up with some crispy bread and you’re good to go.
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Cauliflower cake

This isn’t the kind of cake you would serve with sweet tea – rather, a delicious accompaniment to a fresh salad or enjoyed on its own for breakfast. A savoury cake with rosemary, red onion and, of course, cauliflower, this Yotam Ottolenghi recipe is sure to be on high rotation once you give it a go.
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Cauliflower bites

Move over, chicken nuggets! Spicy, crispy and deliciously healthy, these sriracha-buffalo cauliflower bites are the perfect sidekick to your next barbecue cook up or to enjoy while watching a sports game. They’re also super easy and taste delicious with a cool, creamy dipping sauce.
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Cauliflower cheese

Cauliflower cheese is one of the most indulgent side dishes you can think of, and this recipe by Recipe Tin Eats absolutely nails it. Packed with two types of cheese, cream and butter, it’s dairy-heavy in the best way. Luckily, the cauliflower is there to lighten things up and keep you coming back for more.
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Cauliflower tacos

Cauliflower will even find itself at home on your next Mexican night, thanks to this delicious recipe for spiced cauliflower tacos! The cauliflower itself is coated in spices and baked to crispy perfection, before being dressed with fresh lime, pico de gallo and a fresh coriander-lime cream. Delicious.
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Cauliflower mac and cheese

A healthier version of macaroni and cheese? We never thought we’d see the day. Thankfully, Jamie Oliver has done the impossible and combined the nutrients of cauliflower with the deliciousness of mac and cheese. It’s the perfect mid-week meal or dish for your next dinner party.
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Cauliflower chocolate pudding

We’ve saved the wackiest ‘til last! A definite must-try, this cauliflower chocolate pudding is unlike anything you’ve ever eaten before. It’s light, sweet and totally kid-approved – they won’t even know there’s cauliflower in it. It’s packed with chocolate so you know they’ll love it.
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