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10 easy cauliflower recipes

The humble cauliflower has a distinct nutty flavour that pairs beautifully with strong flavours like paprika, mustard and pesto. Whether you prefer them raw or roasted, curried or charred, our 10 easy cauliflower recipes will help you make the most of this diverse vegetable.

Cauliflower popcorn
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Cauliflower popcorn

Stick to your healthy resolutions and snack on this easy cauliflower popcorn recipe. Simply toss florets in chilli and spices and roast until crisp for a savoury snack that's perfect for sharing, just add your favourite dip for dunking.

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Cut the cauliflower into equal, bitesize florets.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add the cauliflower and toss to evenly coat in the spices, then tip into a large roasting tray.
  3. Roast for 25-30 mins until lightly charred and crisp. Season to taste and eat while hot, with a dip on the side, if you like.

Tip: Customise the cauliflower with your favourite flavours – try smoked paprika and lemon zest or crushed garlic and grated Parmesan. These are delicious with a tangy tomato salsa or cool herby yogurt dip on the side.

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  • Ingredients
  • 1 large cauliflower, trimmed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp crushed chillies
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp light olive oil