Whole roasted cauliflower with garlic and paprika recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 40 mins
  • 281 calories / serving
Share
Rate
Rate
Binder
Add this recipe to your binder.
Add
Mealplan

This whole roasted cauliflower is smothered in a smoky paprika butter and then topped with homemade herby breadcrumbs. Why not try this simple vegetarian main as an impressive alternative to your traditional Sunday roast joint?

  1. Put the bread in the bowl of a food processor and blitz for a few seconds to a chunky crumb. Set aside, until needed.
  2. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. In a large steamer basket set over a pan of gently simmering water cook the cauliflower for 6-8 minutes, until just tender when pierced with a knife. Alternatively, cook the cauliflower in a saucepan of boiling water until just tender 5-6 minutes, making sure to drain well and pat dry before placing in the oven.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the paprika butter ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  4. Transfer the cauliflower to a roasting tin and spread with the paprika butter; season well. Roast for 20-25 minutes, basting with the cauliflower juices halfway through, until golden.
  5. Meanwhile, heat the remaining butter in a frying pan. Add the breadcrumbs and fry until lightly toasted and golden; season. Remove and leave to cool, then mix with the parsley.
  6. Squeeze the lemon over the cauliflower. Scatter over the breadcrumb mixture and leave to soak into the buttery juices before serving.

See more Roast recipes

Text
ingredients
Email recipe details
Print recipe
  • Ingredients

  • 100g (3 1/2oz) day-old wholemeal bread, or other bread of your choice
  • 1 cauliflower, stem trimmed
  • 20g (3/4 oz) butter
  • handful flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 lemon
  • For the paprika butter

  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 70g (3oz) butter, softened
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
Shop ingredients
Ways to shop
Look out for this basket to buy recipe ingredients.
Find out more

or
  • Energy 1168kj 281kcal 14%
  • Fat 22.9g 33%
  • Saturates 11.8g 59%
  • Sugars 4.3g 5%
  • Salt 0.5g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 15.6g Protein 5.7g Fibre 4.8g

Convert

Suggested tips & skills

Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.