Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a versatile veggie that can be brought to the next level with the right blend of spices. Try this simple Mediterranean roasted cauliflower recipe with olive oil, lemon, balsamic vinegar and Mediterranean spices for a healthy and delicious side. Pro tip: instead of purchasing these spices individually, pickup Mediterranean seasoning from Spicy Lady at our Uptown, Downtown, Bucktown Harbor, Rivertown, and Rusty Rainbow markets.


  • Cauliflower florets
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Spices: salt, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, oregano, thyme
  • Cheese (optional)


Cut cauliflower into florets and place them onto a large bowl or tupperware container Toss with: Olive oil, Lemon juice, Balsamic vinegar, Spices: salt, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, oregano, thyme

Let marinate for at least 30 minutes, but preferably all day in the fridge while you’re at work

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicone mat

Dump marinated cauliflower out onto prepared sheet

Bake. Typically roasted cauliflower takes about 15-20 minutes at 425 degrees F. But cook more or less depending on how crunchy or soft you like your veggies.

Serve with a sprinkle of cheese (optional, omit if vegan or use a dairy-free variety).

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