Keto Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan and minced garlic is a delicious diet friendly side dish that goes with just about any meal. Check below to get the BEST recipe – no need to be a chef to whip up this side!
Keto Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan
The keto diet is pretty easy to stick to when you make sure you are eating delicious and healthy items. But the key, like most lifestyle and dietary changes, is to have variety.
This easy keto side dish recipe with oven roasted cauliflower flavored with minced garlic and Parmesan cheese helps you stick to that diet AND enjoy it.
Super simple, this cauliflower recipe is like most basic roasted veggies – cauliflower, oil, seasoning and Parmesan cheese.Cauliflower takes a tad bit longer to cook, but still done in under 30 minutes, and you can vary the roasting depending on how crispy you want it.
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Here is what you need to gather to get started:
- olive oil
- minced garlic
- salt and pepper
- Parmesan cheese
- chopped fresh parsley
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Spicy: Like it spicy? Consider adding a little pinch of Cayenne to the bag!
Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan
Preheat oven to 400.
Place oil and garlic in a resealable gallon bag – this helps you coat all sides of the cauliflower and keep your hands from smelling like garlic.
Add cauliflower and shake to evenly coat the cauliflower.
Spread cauliflower onto sheet pan and bake.
Serve with dips like blue cheese, ranch, and buffalo sauce.
What goes well with Roasted Cauliflower?
Its true that you can eat cauliflower by itself or smothered in this 5 minute cheese, but it also makes a wonderful side dish along side chicken dishes like Copycat Alice Springs Chicken.
How do you know when Cauliflower is cooked?
As with most veggies, you will know its cooked when you can easily cut into your cauliflower with a butter knife and a fork.
The best way to enjoy a sheet pan roasted cauliflower is crisp tender, where it retains some shape, but cauliflower can also be enjoyed steamed and soft.
How many Carbs are in a head of Cauliflower?
Cauliflower is extremely healthy and you could eat an entire head of cauliflower with only 29 carbs!
This vegetable is a def must for a keto dieter. Of course, most people will not eat an entire head of cauliflower, so you can find about 5 net carbs in a cup.
Roasted Vegetable Recipes
Roasted vegetables are so popular because they are not only easy to make, but are a delicious staple to most meals.
You can pile on roasted vegetables of all kinds next to chicken, beef, or just eat as as a vegetarian dinner.
Other veggies that are super delicious pan roasted and oven baked are:
- Oven Roasted Large Melting Potatoes
- Oven Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots
- Roasted Garlic Mushrooms
- Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Oven Roasted Broccoli
- Oven Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower
- Oven Roasted Parmesan Carrots
- Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
- Oven Roasted Asparagus
- 1 head cauliflower
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 tablespoons minced garlic
- salt and pepper
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- chopped fresh parsley
- Preheat oven to 400. If using stoneware, grease the baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
- If using a traditional metal baking sheet, cover with foil and spray the foil with nonstick coking spray (for easy clean up) and set aside.
Place oil and garlic in a resealable gallon bag.
- Add cauliflower, cut into small pieces.
- Seal the bag and shake to evenly coat the cauliflower.
- Spread cauliflower onto prepared pan and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping once, halfway through the cooking.
- When cooking is complete, sprinkle with cheese and return to the oven for 3-5 minutes.
- Remove from oven, sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 111Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 164mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 4g
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.