Roasted Spiced Cauliflower

If you think you don’t like cauliflower, you have to try this easy roasted spiced cauliflower recipe. If you already like cauliflower, get ready to like it even more! We love roasting vegetables in general, but there is something almost magical about cauliflower when it is roasted. Try it out for yourself!

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower
Prep Time
8 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
26 mins

Often forgotten, cauliflower is a great addition to meals with the right spice! Easy Roasted Spiced Cauliflower will transform your thoughts on this veggie! 

Course: Side
Yield: 2 cups
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons canola oil
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounce bag cauliflower florets
  • 1 small lemon, cut in half or quarters
  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the oil, chili powder, paprika, and salt.

  3. Break larger cauliflower florets into smaller pieces, and add to bowl. Using a spatula, toss to evenly coat with oil mixture. 

  4. Spread spiced cauliflower on a baking sheet in a single layer. Do not overcrowd the pan. Roast for 16-18 minutes or until edges are brown and florets are easily pierced with a fork.

  5. Remove cauliflower from oven, transfer to serving bowl/platter, and squeeze lemon juice on top. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Got a little extra cauliflower? Don’t stress! Go ahead and throw it in the bowl too.

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