Super Easy and Affordable Cauliflower Recipes

Health conscious individuals may know the most nutritious foods on Earth. They see to it that they incorporate these foods into their recipes to maintain a healthy body and mind. Cauliflower is one of them. This cruciferous vegetable has phytochemicals that help prevent chronic diseases.

Its versatility and affordability make it one of the most favorite ingredients in healthy dishes. Learn simple cauliflower recipes in this article.

Roasted Apples with Cauliflower and Pecans Recipe

1 Red Delicious Apple, cubed
1 head of Cauliflower, cut into small florets
½ cup of Pecan pieces
2 teaspoons of dried Rosemary
3 tablespoons of Olive Oil
Salt, to taste

1. Preheat your oven to 350. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss all of the ingredients together.
2. Roast for 25 minutes, tossing once or twice.
3. Serve warm. Add salt as needed.

The recipe above serves 4 persons. Preparation time is 10 minutes. The dish can be done in 25 minutes.

You may choose to boil or blanch the cauliflower. However, some studies say that these cooking processes reduce the vegetable’s nutrients. When purchasing cauliflower, look for uniform color and texture across the entire head. Avoid buying those with color spots.

Do you love mashed potato? Try combining it with cauliflower for added nutrients. See below the recipe for Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes.



4 potatoes, diced (Idaho)

1 1⁄2 cups cauliflower, cut in halves in florets

2 garlic cloves, germ removed

1⁄4 cup heavy cream, hot

2 tablespoons butter

Salt, pepper


In a casserole of boiling salted water, cook diced potatoes, cauliflower, garlic until vegetables are tender. Drain and mash with hot heavy cream and butter. Salt and pepper.

Get the recipe for Vegan Cauliflower Mac and Cheese from the video below.