The 41 Best Cauliflower Recipes of All Time

Your favorite veggie, reinvented

How do we love thee, cauliflower? Let us count the ways. Mashed, roasted, riced, pureed, boiled, fried, prosciutto-wrapped… Here are 41 of our favorite recipes. 

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Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Who needs a main dish when you’ve got this?

Roasted Cauliflower Mac And Cheese

Baked to perfection.

Cauliflower "tater" Tots

Once you pop, you just can’t stop.

General Tso's Cauliflower

Basically just a vehicle for that sweet and tangy sauce.

Cauliflower Gratin

Have you ever seen anything more beautiful?

Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

It’s healthier than it looks.

Roasted Cauliflower Sliders

They’re small. Eat five.

Spicy Cauliflower Burgers

Or you can just go with the king size.

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Bye, tacos al pastor.

Cauliflower "potato" Salad

Blow everyone’s minds at the potluck.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Way healthier than delivery.

30-minute Garlic Cauliflower Chowder

Happiness in a bowl.

Cauliflower Rice

The magical base of a hundred new recipes.


Chickpea And Cauliflower Curry

Serve with extra naan for dipping.

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Cauliflower Steaks With Lemon-herb Sauce

Well done, please.

Wicked Spatula

Garlic Herb Mashed Cauliflower

You can’t even taste the difference.

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Cauliflower Tortillas

Bookmark this one for Taco Tuesday.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Crispy Prosciutto-wrapped Cauliflower

OK, this one isn’t so healthy. Live a little.

Penne Pasta With Cauliflower And Pancetta

Is it possible to have a crush on pasta?

Cauliflower Curry With Crispy Shallots

When the weather outside is frightful, make this.

Quick Cauliflower "risotto"

Nope, those terms aren’t mutually exclusive.

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

For game day (or every day).

Turmeric Cauliflower Egg Skillet

Give your breakfast a healthy pop of color.

Wicked Spatula

Mexican Cauliflower Rice

It’s not just dinner. It’s a fiesta. 

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Laura Wing Kamoosi

Roasted Cauliflower Dip

Hummus, schmummus.

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Roasted Cauliflower And Chickpea Soup

Hearty, vegetarian and packed with protein.

I Breathe I'm Hungry

JalapeÑo Cheddar Cauliflower Muffins

They’re healthy. Have a handful.

Rainbow Cauliflower Rice Bowl

Our new go-to lunch.

Gnocchi With Roasted Cauliflower And Chicken

Whip it up in about an hour.

Sweet And Sour Cauliflower

Autumn Glow Salad With Lemon Dressing

If you usually feel weighed down after lunch, try a bowl of this magic instead.

Wicked Spatula

Cauliflower Pizza Bites

Perfect for movie night.

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Mini Cauliflower Pizzas

And once you’ve polished those off, it’s time for a plate of these.

Cauliflower, Corn And Cucumber Salad

Cool and refreshing.

Spiced Roasted Cauliflower

The secret ingredient is cumin.

Parmesan Cauliflower Bites

If eating the entire bowl of these is wrong, then we don’t want to be right.

Roasted Honey Garlic Cauliflower

Even veggie-hating kids will adore these.

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Roasted Cauliflower And Mushroom Carbonara

Bacon + egg + cauliflower + pasta = heaven.

Roasted Cauliflower White Pizza Dip

Wait, disregard the last 40. We’re eating this every day for the rest of our lives.

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Freelance Editor

From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.