Fennel-roasted cauliflower with quinoa served on a plate

Healthy cauliflower recipes

Put some leftover cauliflower to use with our healthy recipes, ranging from soups and salads, to curries and more. This versatile veg makes a great veggie main.

2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pile this colourful vegetable quinoa salad onto a plate, top with roasted cauliflower and drizzle over the garlic yogurt for a healthy, gluten-free dinner

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Throw together this comforting and creamy cauliflower soup for lunch or a light supper. It's perfect topped with parsley and served with crusty bread

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Unlock the flavours of cauliflower with a red pepper, olive and caper salsa, topped with almonds. Healthy and vegan, it makes a tasty light lunch or supper

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Pulse cauliflower in a food processor to make cauliflower couscous or an easy rice-like side dish that's much lower GI and ready in just 10 minutes

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This superhealthy curry side dish is a Punjabi staple. Deliciously spicy, it's also a good source of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make this easy orzo and cauliflower dish in just 25 minutes. It serves one for a main meal, plus there's leftovers to enjoy for lunch the next day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this zingy vegan bowl in advance and keep in the fridge for quick, satisfying lunches on demand. Each bowlful boasts four of your 5-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
134 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling cauliflower roast stuffed with kale and chestnuts

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
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Vegan
14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Roast the veg on a quiet day and freeze it, then later in the week you can use it to whip up these healthy, gluten-free fritters in just half an hour

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
74 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Packed with veg, this provides an amazing 4 of your 5-a-day. If you're not a fan of bulgur, swap it for brown rice or a wholewheat version of couscous

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, Indian-inspired side dish is made from cauliflower florets instead of rice - a quick and gluten-free addition to curry night

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This simple basmati rice pot is flavoured with coriander, garam masala and ginger for a healthy and satisfying meal

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
43 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cauliflower is often overlooked, but try it roasted in this winter salad for a plateful of crunchy goodness

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Batch cook this healthy vegetable soup then pack into lunchboxes and freeze - it's spiced with coriander, fennel, turmeric and ginger

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This quick and healthy recipe for roasted cauliflower with garlic and bay seasoning is perfect for salads and side dishes.

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this roasted veg as a side, or a time-saving base for other recipes. You can freeze it to use at a later date and ensure the family eats well midweek

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
75 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This extra special vegan curry uses roasted cauliflower and potatoes to bring out their flavour. You can also serve as a side to meat curries

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
18 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve this curried chicken with cauliflower, spinach, lentils and tomatoes for a healthy supper. It delivers five of your 5-a-day and is full of flavour

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
32 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This hearty stew, full of vibrant veg and warming spices, is a Hemsley sister favourite. Serve with a side of cauliflower tabbouleh as a light accompaniment

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Gluten-free
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