9 simple cauliflower recipes

Cauliflower is the best: Super versatile, mild in flavour and always delicious. Here's how we love to use it.

9 simple cauliflower recipes

Photo: Erik Putz

Curried butternut squash and cauliflower soup

Your winter warm-up just landed. Get the recipe: Curried butternut squash and cauliflower soup

bowl of curried butternut squash soup with coconut milk drizzlePhoto: Erik Putz

Cauliflower Taco

It’s taco night and we’ve got you covered with a simple and satisfying veg option. Roasted cauliflower is tossed with just the right amount of spice before hanging out with feta, avocado and crunchy slaw in a soft tortilla. Get the recipe: Cauliflower Taco

hands holding a tacoPhoto: Erik Putz


Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Make over this classic comfort food by swapping heavy potatoes with hearty vegetables. It sounds wack, but it’s good. Promise. Get the recipe: Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash

ramekins with shepherd's piePhoto: Erik Putz

Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

Cauliflower is the great chameleon in this dish. It helps to thicken up the alfredo sauce, making it rich without a lot of cream. Get the recipe: Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

plate of fettuccine Alfredo pasta with parsleyPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Roasted Cauliflower And Spinach Quesadillas

Stuffed between chewy-crisp tortillas with lots of melted cheese, roasted cauliflower (and spinach) make a healthy, hearty filling. Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower And Spinach Quesadillas

veggie-filled quesadillas on a cutting boardPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Sicilian Chopped Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

If raw is more your style, get down with this crunchy salad. There’s crisp broccoli, cauliflower, toasted pine nuts and raisins all tossed in a mayo-based dressing. Pass the bowl over here when you’re done. Get the recipe: Sicilian Chopped Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

bowl of raw broccoli and cauliflower with nuts and dried fruitPhoto: Ryan Szulc

Roasted Cauliflower and Tomato Crisp

Antioxidant-packed cauliflower is irresistible when roasted, here it shares the stage with sweet tomatoes in this easy one-pan dish. Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Tomato Crisp

tray of roasted cauliflower and tomatoes

Cauliflower Frittata

Simple to make, this bite-sized frittata feels right at home in the bento box. Get the recipe: Cauliflower Frittata

closeup of a small frittataPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Easy Blended Vegetable Soup

Forget the can, homemade vegetable soup can be on your table in just 40 minutes (using frozen veggies like a cauli-broc blend). Get the recipe: Easy Blended Vegetable Soup

bowl of vegetable soup with croutonsPhoto: Erik Putz

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This article was originally published on Sep 11, 2018

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Amy is a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work can also be found in publications like Chatelaine, Toronto Life and The Globe and Mail