Whole-Roasted Seasoned Cauliflower

Liana Werner-Gray

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Looking for a low-maintenance dish that’ll impress guests? This whole-roasted cauliflower makes a striking centerpiece on your table, or it can be served as beautiful side. When making it, remember to flip the cauliflower upside down before topping with marinade to ensure the flavor fully seeps into all the nooks and crannies! The hardest part of this recipe will be waiting for your oven to ding when it’s done.

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Serves 4-6

1 head cauliflower
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tsp. lemon zest
1/2 cup Nutiva Coconut Oil with Buttery Flavor
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. turmeric
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. dill
1/4 tsp. Selina’s Celtic Sea Salt
3 Tbsp. fresh parsley, diced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Fill baking dish with 1/2” of water and place on bottom rack of oven.
  2. In bowl, melt coconut oil; mix in all remaining ingredients (except cauliflower).
  3. On separate baking tray, thoroughly cover cauliflower in marinade. Cook for 1 hour and 10 minutes. 

Tip: To brown cauliflower edges, broil for the last 3-5 minutes of cooking.