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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Spicy roasted cauliflower is an easy cauliflower recipe for a side dish, snack, or appetizer.  Cauliflower florets are tossed in olive oil, garlic, parmesan cheese, and red pepper flakes then roasted in the oven.  Low carb, keto, and gluten-free!

 

Welcome to My Kitchen Serenity!  Let’s dig into this Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Recipe!

 

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Delicious, healthy cauliflower is kicked up a notch with this spicy seasoning blend.  Adjust the amount of heat to your preference.  This roasted cauliflower recipe is our favorite way to prepare cauliflower.   Net carbs per serving: 3.

 

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How to Make Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

 

Step 1.  Cut fresh cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.  Place into a bowl or plastic sealable bag.  Add olive oil and toss to coat.  Place cauliflower on a rimmed baking sheet. 

 

Step 2.  Mix chopped garlic, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

 

Step 3.  Sprinkle seasoning mixture over all the cauliflower florets and toss to coat.

 

Step 4.  Roast in a 450 oven for about 20 minutes.  Remove pan from oven.  Turn on broiler.  Sprinkle cauliflower with parmesan cheese and return to oven.  Broil for about 2 minutes or until cauliflower is browned and cheese is nice and melty.

spicy roasted cauliflower in red bowl

 

Roasted Vegetable Variations

Try this seasoning blend for other low carb roasted vegetable recipes.  Broccoli, mushrooms, and zucchini are all great low carb choices.

 

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Spicy roasted cauliflower is an easy cauliflower recipe for a side dish, snack, or appetizer.  Cauliflower florets are tossed in olive oil, garlic, parmesan cheese, and red pepper flakes then roasted in the oven.  Low carb, keto, and gluten-free!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 Head cauliflower, rinsed, dried, and cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Minced garlic
  • 1-2 tsp Crush red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut fresh cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.  Place into a bowl or plastic sealable bag.  Add olive oil and toss to coat.  Place cauliflower on a rimmed baking sheet.  

  2. Mix chopped garlic, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

  3. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over all the cauliflower florets and toss to coat.

  4. Roast in a 450 oven for about 20 minutes.  Remove pan from oven.  Turn on broiler.  Sprinkle cauliflower with parmesan cheese and return to oven.  Broil for about 2 minutes or until cauliflower is browned and cheese is nice and melty.

 

If you try this recipe, let me know.  I’d love to hear from you!

 

Please try these easy Low Carb & Keto recipes from My Kitchen Serenity:

Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Baked Egg in Avocado with Bacon and Cheese

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Strawberry Cheesecake Squares

Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Wraps

Skillet Chicken Thighs over Cauliflower Rice

 

Some of my favorite low carb and keto cookbooks that I own include:

Notes:  Different brands will vary on the net carbs so keep that in mind.  For the most part, they should be fairly close.  Use a site like MyFitnessPal.com or FatSecret.com to figure out this information based on the brands or ingredients you used.  

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