Here’s how to utilize the versatile vegetable. 

By Corey Williams
July 30, 2019

In case you haven’t noticed, cauliflower is all the rage these days. It’s easy to see why: Whether it’s roasted, riced, or mashed, the vegetable is super versatile, tasty, and fits easily into the keto diet. Here are some of our favorite ways to cook with cauliflower: 

1. Roasted Cauliflower

Sara Tane

Look no further for a healthy, easy, and delicious side dish or party appetizer. 

2. Riced Cauliflower

Photography: Caitlin Bensel; Food Styling: Anna Hampton; Prop Styling: Thom Driver

Cauliflower rice is a godsend for people following the keto diet—or anyone trying to cut back on carbs.  

3. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Anna Theoktisto

Step aside, chicken wings, there’s a new tailgate app in town. 

4. Cauliflower Chili

WATCH: How to Make Cauliflower Chili

Celebrate chili season with this healthy take on the classic comfort food. 

Get the recipe: Cauliflower Chili

5. Cauliflower Pizza Steaks

Meredith Food Studios 

Cheese and pepperoni are the stars of the show here, but the hearty cauliflower base holds the whole thing together. 

Get the recipe: Cauliflower Pizza Steaks

6. Cauliflower Gratin

Caitlin Bensel

You could even serve this rich side over brown rice for a delicious vegetarian entree. 

Get the recipe: Curried Cauliflower Gratin

7. Cauliflower Soup

Ryan Liebe

Potato soup who?

Get the recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Soup

8. Cauliflower Piccata 

Meredith Food Studios

Meatless Monday won’t know what hit it. 

Get the recipe: Cauliflower Piccata

9. Mashed Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Claire Spollen  

Give traditional mashed potatoes a nutritious upgrade with blended cauliflower.