Sometimes the sides make the meal. In this case, it’s the spicy, savory gold florets that will steal the plate show. Add some color, flavor, and health benefits to your cauliflower with this tasty turmeric cauliflower recipe.

turmeric cauliflower recipe

Turmeric Cauliflower Benefits:

Cauliflower contains a variety of vitamins and minerals. As a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, it also aids the body’s natural detoxification process and provides cancer-protective benefits.

Turmeric is a bright yellow spice that boasts antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties in various studies. Wow! In fact, it may be one of the most studied spices, with over 6,000 research studies on its effects. And 150 of those consider the overall health benefits of this amazing herb.

Turmeric Cauliflower


6 cups (480g) cauliflower, chopped into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces

2 tsp. avocado oil or olive oil

1 tsp. turmeric powder

½ tsp. cumin powder

½ tsp. black pepper

¼ tsp. garlic powder

¼ tsp. cayenne powder (optional)

¼ tsp. salt


Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit (218 degrees Celsius).

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a bowl, toss the cauliflower with the oil and spices. Then lay out on the baking sheet in a single / flat layer. Roast for 30-35 minutes until cauliflower is just starting to brown.


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