roasted cauliflower with turmeric and cilantro roasted cauliflower with turmeric and cilantro Israeli Kitchen Turn cauliflower into a finger food, or add some spices and chopped vegetables for a zesty, delicious side dish. (Photo: Remco Ahne / Shutterstock)

Roasted popcorn cauliflower

Tasty cauliflower florets seasoned with turmeric look like popcorn, and you'll want to reach back in for seconds.

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Prep time: 3 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes

This easy cauliflower recipe is popular with kids and adults alike. The bright yellow turmeric makes the florets resemble popcorn, and seasoned with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil, they taste just as delicious while providing more nutrients and vitamins. Great side dish for meat, chicken, fish or as a wholesome snack any time!


  • 4 bags frozen cauliflower florets, partially defrosted
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.

In a large bowl, toss cauliflower florets with olive oil and seasonings. Spread out onto single layer on baking sheet.

Bake for 30 minutes, or until florets begin to char at the tips.

Popcorn cauliflowerRoasted popcorn cauliflower. Try it at your next movie night. (Photo: Sarah F. Berkowitz)

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