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Yummy Baked Cauliflower Recipes for Your Little Picky Eaters!

Baked Cauliflower Recipes
Cauliflower is a rich source of dietary fiber and many other essential vitamins and minerals. Whether baked or eaten raw, it has a high nutritive value. Here are some easy recipes to prepare baked cauliflower that will add value and variety to your meals.
Kanika Khara
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017
Cauliflower is an annual plant that belongs to a species called,Brassica oleraceawhich belongs toBrassicaceaefamily. Being low in carbohydrates and fat, it is best for people who are on a weight-loss program. It helps in preventing cancer in the body and acts as a best substitute for starchy vegetables. In fact, low-calorie dieters use it as a substitute for potatoes, due to its similar texture and taste. It can be boiled, roasted, steamed, or eaten raw. While baking, the outer leaves and stalks of the cauliflower are usually discarded, leaving only the florets. Here are some mouth-watering and delectable recipes, that will surely entice your taste buds
Baked Whole Cauliflower
  • Large Head Cauliflower, 1
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese, 2 tbsp.
  • Garlic Powder, 1/8 tsp.
  • Seasoned Bread Crumbs, ½ cup
  • Margarine, (melted) ¼ cup
  • Salt, 1/8 tsp.
  • Dried Oregano, 1 pinch
  • Red Pepper Flakes, 1 pinch

Remove the outer leaves and stalk from the cauliflower and place its head into a steamer basket. Place the basket in a large pot, put one inch of water, cover with a lid and bring it to a boil over medium heat. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until it becomes tender. In a bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and melted margarine. Flavor with garlic powder, salt, red pepper flakes, and oregano; mix well. Transfer the cauliflower onto a baking dish and coat with a breadcrumb mixture. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes at 375°F or until it turns golden-brown. Serve it hot.
Broccoli Cauliflower Bake
  • Cauliflower, 1
  • Canola Oil, 3 tbsp.
  • 2% Milk Sharp Cheddar Cheese, 1 pkg.
  • Flour, 2 tbsp.
  • Broccoli, 1
  • Bread Crumbs, ¼ cup
  • Non-fat Milk, (skimmed) 1 cup

Cut the broccoli and cauliflower into small pieces and put in a baking dish. Cover and heat in a microwave for 2 to 3 minutes. In a saucepan, put oil and flour, and stir on low heat. Now pour milk and bring it to boil. Add cheese and stir continuously. As the cheese melts, pour the sauce over the broccoli and cauliflower. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and spray with cooking spray. Now bake for 30 minutes at 350° F and serve hot.
Cals Cauliflower Bake
  • Medium Head of Cauliflower, (steamed for 20 minutes) 1
  • Butter or Margarine, 4 tsp.
  • Mayonnaise, 1 tbsp.
  • Grated Cheddar, ¼ cup
  • Mustard, 2 tsp.

In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise and mustard. Place the steamed cauliflower into a tight-fitting deep dish and spread the mixture all over it. Sprinkle with grated cheese and top with butter or margarine. Bake for 20 minutes at 350°F or until it turns brown. Serve it hot after garnishing with grated cheese.
These were some simple and delicious recipes. Since most of the ingredients are easily available, try making these dishes at home and relish them with your family and friends.
Cals Cauliflower Bake
Broccoli Cauliflower Bake
Baked Whole Cauliflower