From pizza crusts to casseroles, cauliflower has a variety of unexpected uses. Join the cauliflower craze by checking out our best cauliflower recipes. Roasted caulfilower takes on a world of new flavors when seasoned to perfection and served alongside some of your favorite dishes or even enjoyed on their own.
With its warm, spicy, and almost meat-like flavor and texture, this cauliflower dish can be served as a side or a vegetarian main dish that still feels hearty. As a unique way to serve cauliflower, it looks impressive but is easy to pull together. Feel free to make the yogurt sauce ahead of time.
A range of textures--crunchy peas, tender vegetables, and silky coconut broth--makes this cool-weather main incredibly satisfying. The chickpea mixture can also be a delicious gluten-free snack: After baking, toss with a little kosher salt, ground cumin, and ground red pepper.
Crispy Cauliflower, Mushrooms, and Hazelnuts over PolentaCauliflower stars in this polenta dish full of mushrooms, hazelnuts, Parmesan cheese, and more.
Cauliflower Au GratinThis cauliflower dish is a delicious substitute for a potato dish.
Veggie Pizza with Cauliflower CrustCauliflower is used to create a delicious crust in this veggie pizza recipe.
Cauliflower Hummus with Green Olives
Try a unique twist on our classic hummus recipe using cauliflower florets as the key ingredient. Before serivng, top hummus with 1 tablespoon cauliflower and olives for a beautiful presentation that's sure to impress guests.
Grilled CauliflowerSee and taste cauliflower in a new light with this quick recipe for Grilled Cauliflower that's full of flavor.
Crisp Cauliflower FrittersLight, golden-brown Crisp Cauliflower Fritters are a delicious vegetarian dinner alternative—and they're ready in just 20 minutes.
Cauliflower-Parmesan FrittersBite-size Cauliflower-Parmesan Fritters offer bold flavors that will leave your guests satisfied, but not too full to mix and mingle.
Cauliflower Steaks with Maitake Mushrooms and Browned Butter-Caper SauceCauliflower takes center stage in this satisfying veggie dish.
Cauliflower Pizza CrustThis cheesy cauliflower pizza crust is—dare we say it—even better than bread.
Cauliflower Risotto CakesThese excellent cakes are a triple threat - they are perfect as an appetizer, side dish, or as part of an entree.
Seared Scallops with Cauliflower PuréePair sea scallops with a cauliflower and potato purée for an elegant yet weeknight-friendly meal
Cauliflower "Caviar" with Frizzled ProsciuttoTry this cauliflower recipe for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, and Greens CasseroleThis recipe incorporates cauliflower into a hefty vegetarian main dish or side.
Golden Cauliflower "Risotto"Tiny florets of cauliflower mimic rice in this rich, creamy dish. Golden cauliflower adds appealing color, but the recipe works just as well with the white variety. Try it with pan-roasted brussels sprouts.
Cauliflower Turkey TetrazziniThe genius trick to this unique turkey tetrazzini is using flavor-packed Cauliflower Salad in the sauce. Pureed, it becomes creamy and luscious. Any leftover turkey, or even rotisserie chicken, will work here.
Crispy Cauliflower Cakes with Arugula SaladFor a satisfying meatless dish, top these cauliflower cakes with herb sauce to enjoy them over an arugula salad.
Roasted Cauliflower SoupEnjoy the sweetness of roasted cauliflower in this creamy soup.
Macaroni and Cheese with CauliflowerThis recipe creates a creamy, cheesy, and cauliflower-filled comfort dish.
Cauliflower-Carrot CasseroleThis cauliflower-carrot casserole is a tasty recipe and a great alternative to a starchy side dish.
Creamy Cauliflower SoupIn this soup, onions and cauliflower blend into deliciously smooth puree.
Cauliflower Panko PakorasCoat cauliflower florets in crunchy breadcrumbs and bake until browned and crispy to prepare this delicious appetizer.
Gratin of Cauliflower with GruyèreGruyere’s nutty, earthy flavor pairs well with cauliflower in this dish.
Brown Butter Cauliflower MashThis mashed cauliflower recipe is an alternative to mashed potatoes and features pureed cauliflower flavored with browned butter and Parmesan cheese.
Cauliflower and Green Onion MashSimilar to mashed potatoes, this side dish features a slightly coarser texture and yet a more delicate taste. Roasting on high heat deepens the cauliflower flavor.
Red Pepper-Cauliflower SoupRed peppers give this cauliflower soup gorgeous color and smooth texture.
Creamed Cauliflower with Herbed Crumb ToppingThe creamy, cheesy flavor of this cauliflower dish contrasts with the garlic-flavored crumb topping.
Cauliflower RotiniTry this recipe for a simple, flavorful cauliflower pasta dish.
Cauliflower and Red-Pepper ChowderCauliflower and red bell peppers meld together to create this flavorful chowder.
Cauliflower Masala with TofuTry this Indian-inspired cauliflower dish for dinner tonight. We suggest serving with lime wedges and warm naan.
Green Curry Stew with Potatoes and CauliflowerThis recipe combines cauliflower, beans, potatoes, and chickpeas with curry paste, ginger, and cumin to create a flavorful stew.
Cheesy Pasta with Roasted CauliflowerThis dish combines the sweetness of roasted cauliflower with cheesy penne pasta.
Cauliflower GratinDitch the potatoes! How about this rich and creamy veggie side instead?
Roasted Cauliflower with Dijon Vinaigrette
Two great cauliflower textures in one dish: caramelized florets and silky puree.
Mustard-Glazed Salmon Fillets with Roasted CauliflowerRoasted cauliflower pairs as the perfect side to these salmon fillets topped with a sweet mustard and honey glaze.
Cauliflower and Chickpea Quinoa with Tahini DrizzleCombine cauliflower and chickpeas to create this healthy quinoa dish.
Cauliflower and Fennel with Dijon-Cider VinaigretteThis simple side of Cauliflower and Fennel with Dijon-Cider Vinaigrette may be just the ticket to get you past your childhood aversion to this veggie. The dijon-cider vinaigrette is what really seals the deal.
Fried Cauliflower with Tahini and Pomegranate SeedsEnjoy fried cauliflower with the bright, zippy taste of cilantro and covered with pomegranate arils.
Cauliflower SaladMake this salad a day ahead if you want the flavors to absorb into the cauliflower a little more. Just hold off on adding the cheese until right before serving.
Baked Italian-Style CauliflowerThis tasty Italian-style dish combines cauliflower with beef, tomato-based sauce, cheese, and more.
Crispy Topped Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower GratinThis recipe combines two tasty veggies in a creamy gratin.
Farfalle with Cauliflower and Turkey SausageRoasting cauliflower with sausage gives this pasta dish a unique flavor.
Roasted Cauliflower with Fresh Herbs and ParmesanUse parmesan and any fresh herbs you have on hand for this roasted cauliflower dish. While parsley, tarragon, and thyme make a nice combination, you can also try sage, chives, and rosemary for this holiday recipe.