Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe (One Pan Meal)

One Pan Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Quick and easy whole roasted cauliflower recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pan in oven. Healthy and loaded with garlic butter and lemon zest. 

Servings: 4 People
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower, easy, roasted, whole
Calories: 182 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 head Cauliflower The biggest one you can find, Leaves trimmed
  • 1/4 cup Butter Unsalted, Softened
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Parsley Dried or fresh
  • 1-2 tbsp Parmesan cheese For Garnish, Shredded


  1. Place cauliflower on a baking tray.

  2. Using your fingers, rub butter all over until fully coated.

  3. Season with garlic, lemon zest, salt, pepper, paprika, parsley and rub it on top and bottom until fully coated. 

  4. Cover tray with aluminum foil. 

  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. 

  6. Then, remove foil and bake for another 15 minutes. 

  7. Then, broil for 5-8 minutes to get that perfect golden brown top. 

  8. Remove from oven and garnish with more parsley and parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pan Whole Roasted Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 208mg9%
Potassium 859mg25%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 425IU9%
Vitamin C 139.8mg169%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.