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Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Cumin

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An easy side dish, Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Cumin is one of my go-to side dish recipes for quick-fix dinners — and delicious taste. All year long.

closeup view of roasted cauliflower with turmeric and cumin

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Roasting cauliflower brings such a beautiful, almost nutty flavor to the vegetable. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make, yet delivers so much for the effort.

Cauliflower Nutrition

Cauliflower is an excellent nutrient source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B6 and a good source of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, manganese, phosphorus, and biotin.

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Turmeric Nutrition

And adding turmeric to the roasted cauliflower only increases its healthy and nutrient-rich properties. For more information on turmeric and its healing properties, read our article, How to Get Recommended 1 Teaspoon Daily.

Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Cumin

Specific measurements are in the recipe card at the bottom of this post, but here is an ingredient summary of what you will need:

  • Cauliflower florets (2 heads)
  • Cooking oil
  • Ground turmeric
  • Cumin
  • Red pepper flakes
  • salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • chopped fresh mint for garnish

How to Make Roasted Cauliflower

Preheat the oven to 425°.

Step 1: Make a Spiced Oil

In a small bowl, combine the oil, cumin, turmeric, crushed red pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

Step 2: Coat the Cauliflower

Spread the florets onto a large rimmed baking sheet, drizzle the cauliflower with the oil mixture and toss well to coat. Season with additional salt and pepper as needed. Spread the cauliflower in an even layer.

Step 3: Bake and Garnish

Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until nicely browned and fork-tender.

Garnish with fresh mint and serve.

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closeup view of roasted cauliflower with turmeric and cumin

Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Cumin

Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

An easy side dish, Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Cumin is one of my go-to side dish recipes for quick-fix dinners — and delicious taste. All year long.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 heads of cauliflower, separated into florets
  • salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • chopped fresh mint for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°. In a small bowl, combine the oil, cumin, turmeric, crushed red pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  2. Spread the florets onto a large rimmed baking sheet, drizzle the cauliflower with the oil mixture and toss well to coat. Season with additional salt and pepper as needed. Spread the cauliflower in an even layer.
  3. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until nicely browned and fork-tender.
  4. Garnish with fresh mint and serve.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 159Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 95mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 3g

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