Baked Lemon Cauliflower Recipe Is Tasty Clean-Eating for the New Year by 30Seconds Food
"This lemony baked cauliflower recipe just might be my favorite cauliflower of all time!" says Rachel Maser, mom of four and founder/creator of the clean eating blog, Clean Food Crush®. "First off? I’m a big cauliflower fan – it’s just so versatile and has always been one of my top picks. Roasted cauliflower (like any roasted vegetable) is on another level of greatness in my book."
And finally? "Oh my gosh. This lemony sauce that I smothered the roasted cauliflower in is to die for. I love lemon on just about everything so this recipe just completely does it for me! I really hope you love this recipe, too!"
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
- 1 large head cauliflower, cut into medium-sized florets
- 2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 large lemon, zest, and juiced
- 1/4 cup raw honey or pure maple syrup
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon gluten-free flour or arrowroot powder
Here's how to make it:
- Put the cauliflower florets onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with the oil and sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and a generous pinch of sea salt and pepper. Toss well to coat. Spread the florets evenly in a single layer with a bit of space in between so they can crisp up. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven for 20 to 22 minutes or until golden and tender-crisp.
- Meanwhile, make the sauce. In a saucepan, add the broth, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, garlic and flour. Whisk constantly while on medium heat until bubbly and thickened a bit, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Pour the lemon sauce over the roasted cauliflower and toss to coat. Garnish with fresh parsley.
Photos: Clean Food Crush
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