Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

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A simple roasted cauliflower recipe that makes a great side. The cauliflower gets precooked in the microwave before roasting.


  • 1 (3 pound) cauliflower
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


Cut leaves and bottom core off cauliflower. Place in a shallow microwave-safe baking dish and add about 1 inch of water.

Microwave on high for 8 minutes. Drain.

Combine mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, and garlic in a bowl. Spread onto the cauliflower.

Bake cauliflower in the preheated oven until tender and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with chives.

Prep time: 5 mins / Cooking time: 25 mins / Total time: 30 mins

Serving: 12 / Yield: 12 1/2-cup servings

Calories: 135.1

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