Roasted Cauliflower

Makes 4 side servings


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice (about half a lemon; add zest if you like)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (or to taste)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. 
  2. Place cauliflower florets in a bowl. Add garlic, lemon juice (and zest), olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss until all is well-coated.
  3. Spread into single layer on a roasting pan. Roast until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Use fork to test for doneness.
  4. Remove cauliflower from the oven and sprinkle generously with parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Photo credit: Love and Lemons

Recipe inspired by Love and Lemons

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