Here’s how to utilize the versatile vegetable.

By Corey Williams
Updated July 30, 2019
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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

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Sara Tane

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

2. Riced Cauliflower

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ryan Liebe

Potato soup who?

Get the recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Soup

8. Cauliflower Piccata

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Meredith Food Studios

Meatless Monday won’t know what hit it.

Get the recipe: Cauliflower Piccata

9. Mashed Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
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Roasted Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Claire Spollen

Give traditional mashed potatoes a nutritious upgrade with blended cauliflower.