Butter-Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Roasted cauliflower
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  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
86 Calories
6g Fat
7g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 6
Amount per serving
Calories 86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 43mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 3g
Calcium 33mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This roasted cauliflower recipe is a great way to enjoy this very nutritious vegetable. Cauliflower recipes aren't usually the most exciting dishes on the table, but this butter-roasted version is as unusual as it is delicious.


  • 1 head cauliflower, rinsed, cored, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  3. In a mixing bowl, toss cauliflower with the butter to coat completely, and season generously with salt and fresh ground black pepper.
  4. Distribute evenly on a baking sheet, and roast for 35-45 minutes, until the stems are tender, and the edges are browned.