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.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 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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