Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

This recipe is for cauliflower, however, you can use this for any vegetable. It calls for ground spices; however, if you have a spice grinder, it is extra tasty to grind the spices from whole spices. Either way, you will love this easy recipe. The roasted vegetables are great hot or cold in salads.

Serves 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne (if grinding your own spices use a whole arbol chili)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 3 pounds cauliflower, cut into medium pieces (or combination of vegetables) (approximately 4½ cups florets)
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Combine spices and olive oil in a large bowl. Add the cauliflower and toss to coat well.
  3. Place on a large baking pan lined with foil. Sprinkle with salt.
  4. Bake for about 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information per Serving:

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Vegetables: 1 cup
  • Fruits: 0 cups
  • Calories: 144 calories
  • Carbohydrates: 5 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 14 grams
  • Sodium: 612 mg
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