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Simple Autumn Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a great source of vitamin C, and roasting it brings out a delicious nutty flavor.
Try this recipe with a lean protein like grilled salmon for a perfect autumn meal.


Simple Autumn Roasted Cauliflower

simple autumn roasted cauliflower
  • Author: VP Alian
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into 2” florets
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 oz prosciutto, torn into 3“pieces
  • 2 Tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 cups arugula or spinach
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Shaved Parmesan, for garnish
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss cauliflower florets with 2 Tbsp olive oil and the salt. Transfer to a

baking sheet lined with parchment paper and roast for 20 minutes, stirring after 10


  1. Stir cauliflower and top with prosciutto pieces. Continue cooking for 10 minutes, or until

cauliflower is browned and tender-crisp.

  1. In a small bowl, combine 1 Tbsp olive oil, vinegar, and mustard.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together arugula, hot cauliflower and prosciutto, and vinegar mixture. Season to taste with additional salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. To serve, arrange salad on a platter and top with parmesan and cranberries.

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