Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower

  Jan 31, 2018  |  #Recipes

Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower is the perfect appetizer, or fun veggie side dish. With flavors of garlic and cheese, finished with a soft crunch, you’ll never want to prepare cauliflower any other way!

Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower is the perfect appetizer, or fun veggie side dish. With flavors of garlic ad cheese, finished with a soft crunch, you'll never want to prepare cauliflower any other way!   

Hi guys! Popping in for a fun, easy recipe today. It’s a bit of a weird week because I’m here in Charlotte as an in-between. We got back from Charleston yesterday, and I’m leaving Friday morning to fly up to Rhode Island for my baby shower! But, not before I share this Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower. This recipe is the perfect appetizer or side dish for any entrée!

I first made these a few weeks ago. One of my Hello Fresh sides was a panko-crusted roasted cauliflower. As soon as I tasted them, I knew I could spice up the recipe a little bit to take after my Roasted Garlic Turmeric Parsnip Fries. I’m still looking for more ways to incorporate turmeric into my routine, since I bought it in bulk. It has so many health properties. I’ll usually sprinkle some into my Vega One shakes and smoothies, or add some when I’m sautéing veggies.

This is another great way to include turmeric! Beware: the turmeric will give your veggies (and maybe your hands) a pretty little yellow stain, but it’s totally worth it! What I love most is the layer of crispness on the edges. Crisp cauliflower, brussel sprouts and broccoli speak to me. Don’t serve me watery or spongy veggies – make them crispy!

Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower is the perfect appetizer, or fun veggie side dish. With flavors of garlic ad cheese, finished with a soft crunch, you'll never want to prepare cauliflower any other way!  

These Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower Florets are perfect for your football appetizers. And thinking about the Superbowl this weekend – you should make these! I bet you could get your friends and family to fall in love with cauliflower after this recipe. Maybe they already liked it before, but this recipe might get them more excited!

Do ya’ll have plans yet? It actually works out that I’ll be able to watch the Superbowl in Rhode Island with my family in a house full of other Pats fans.

Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower is the perfect appetizer, or fun veggie side dish. With flavors of garlic ad cheese, finished with a soft crunch, you'll never want to prepare cauliflower any other way!  

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5 from 2 votes
Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower is the perfect appetizer, or fun veggie side dish. With flavors of garlic and cheese, finished with a soft crunch, you'll never want to prepare cauliflower any other way!

 

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, veggies
Cuisine: appetizer, vegetarian
Servings: 3
Author: Sarah @ Bucket List Tummy
Ingredients
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • ¼  cup  avocado oil
  • tsp  garlic powder
  • ½  tsp  minced garlic
  • tsp  turmeric
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • sea salt to taste
  • tbsp  grated parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.


  2. Cut cauliflower into small, even sized florets and toss in small bowl with avocado oil. Add garlic powder, minced garlic, turmeric and panko breadcrumbs.


  3. Transfer florets to baking sheet. Sprinkle with sea salt and parmesan cheese and bake for 15 minutes.


  4. Take baking sheet out and carefully flip florets with a spatula. Sprinkle with more parmesan cheese. Return to oven and bake for 15 more minutes, until florets are evenly browned.

 

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Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower is the perfect appetizer, or fun veggie side dish. With flavors of garlic ad cheese, finished with a soft crunch, you'll never want to prepare cauliflower any other way!  

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I hope you make these as your next veggie side dish. If you do, feel free to tag me in any photos so I can share!

I’m linking up with Farrah from Fairy Burger, Annmarie from the Fit Foodie Mama + Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl for Foodie Friday.

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Favorite baked/roasted veggie?

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11 responses to “Crispy Turmeric Baked Cauliflower

  1. Ahhh yum yum yummmm. Baked cauliflower is such magic. How it gets all fluffy and crispy and is so satisfying… whoever first discovered it should be well congratulated.

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