Spicy Charred Cauliflower

Spice up this popular vegetable.

September 5, 2013

Serves: 4
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 16 min
Total: 26 min


  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 heads cauliflower, sliced into 2 to 4 planks (slices) per head
  • olive oil


1. Combine spices, salt, and pepper and set aside.

2. Preheat oven to 500° F. Brush cauliflower planks on both sides with oil, season with salt and pepper, and lay on a sheet pan. Roast for 6 to 8 minutes or until ends soften.

3. Preheat a grill to medium. Brush a fresh layer of olive oil onto cauliflower and sprinkle with spice mix.

4. Place each plank directly on the grill rack and cook until lightly charred, about 5 to 8 minutes. Flip and lightly char the other side.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories 119.4 cal
Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Carbohydrates 17.2 g
Total Sugars 5.8 g
Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
Protein 6.4 g

Courtesy of the Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.

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