Roasted cauliflower with lemon

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

Cooking the cauliflower in this recipe releases more of the antioxidants, which help your body fight cancer. 


5 cups small cauliflower florets
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon spicy brown mustard
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Adjust oven rack about 4 to 6 inches from broiler element and heat broiler to high. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cauliflower, 1 tablespoon oil and salt-free seasoning. Stir. Pour cauliflower mixture onto the lined baking sheet, making sure florets are in a single layer. Broil for 7 to 10 minutes or until tender and slightly browned, stirring halfway through cooking.
  3. While cauliflower is cooking, combine remaining oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, spicy brown mustard and black pepper in a small bowl. Stir.
  4. Remove cauliflower from oven and place in a serving bowl. Drizzle mixture made in step 3 over cauliflower and toss to combine. Serve warm.

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 0

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

First Published: 09/25/2017
Last Reviewed: 09/25/2017

roasted cauliflower with lemon recipe
You can also make this recipe without the sauce (made in step 3) and still have a great-tasting side dish!*
roasted cauliflower with lemon nutritional label