Cauliflower isn’t just a vegetable. It’s a chameleon that can disguise itself as other foods, like bread, pizza dough and fried rice. Presenting: the 16 most surprising ways to cook this versatile, delicious and nutritious produce.

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One-Pan Cauliflower Nachos

Load this grilled veggie base with your favorite Tex-Mex flavors and you won’t miss the tortilla chips.

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Buffalo Cauliflower Nuggets

Bye, chicken. These bite-size guys will be your new favorite game day snack.

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Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Cake

Shh, the secret ingredient is cauliflower rice. Don’t tell anyone.

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Low-Carb Cauliflower Gnocchi

These airy, doughy veggie dumplings should do the trick when you’re craving pasta (but not the calories).

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Cauliflower Crust Garlic Breadsticks

Double dipping is totally acceptable.

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Cauliflower Fried Rice

You may never order takeout again.

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Slow-Cooker Mashed Cauliflower

We don’t want no spuds.

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Roasted Cauliflower Sliders

The spicy yogurt spread is not optional.

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Cauliflower Noodle Lasagna

Boom. These low-carb cauli-noodles come together in 15 minutes.

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Roasted Cauliflower White Pizza Dip

Dip, dip, hooray!

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Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Oven-baked crispy tacos, meet homemade queso.

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Waffle Iron Cauliflower Hash Browns

Whip out this trick the next time you have friends over for brunch.

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Pasta with Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Finally, a cream sauce that’s diet-friendly.

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Cauliflower Tortillas

You’ve never had taco night like this before.

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Gluten-Free Cauliflower Buns

You’re five ingredients away from gluten-free, dairy-free bliss.

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Low-Carb “Potato” Salad

The guaranteed hit of your spring picnic.

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