Roast Cauliflower

The humble cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable.  This super simple roast cauliflower recipe makes a great side for any low carb meal.

Cauliflower provides vitamin B5, B6 and heaps of C along with folate, potassium, manganese and phosphorus.  The olive oil provides vitamin E and omega 3 and a luxurious low carb taste and texture. 


One serve provides 156 calories, 3 g protein, 14 g fat, 4 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.2.


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  • A head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • A scant amount of olive oil or preferred fat
  • A sprinkle of salt and pepper (omit pepper for AIP)


  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C/360°F (bake).
  • Place cauliflower in a baking tray.
  • Drizzle with olive oil (or preferred fat), sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes, stir and bake a further 10-15 minutes.

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