5 from 7 votes
Review Recipe


Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
An entire head of cauliflower is brushed with a simple homemade garlic butter and baked until tender.
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  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Trim leaves from cauliflower head. Place in baking dish.
  3. Combine butter, garlic, lemon zest, parsley, salt and pepper. Brush mixture on top of cauliflower head and cover with foil.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, remove foil and bake for 15 minutes more (or just until tender crisp, do not overcook). Remove and turn oven to Broil.
  5. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on cauliflower head and broil for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted and slightly brown.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 80, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 21mg, Sodium: 197mg, Potassium: 60mg, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 7.2%, Vitamin C: 13.3%, Calcium: 2.8%, Iron: 0.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword roasted cauliflower