Recipe By France C
Published Nov 10th
Prep 15m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 35m
Servings 4 servings Calories 221.9

Turn boring cauliflower into a delicious side when you top it with a caper and garlic brown butter. I like to cut my cauliflower into slices instead of florets, so there is more flat surface area for roasting and the topping doesn’t slide off.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup salted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped capers
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Trim off the bottom of the cauliflower stem to create a flat surface. Place cauliflower head onto a cutting board with the stem side facing down; cut the cauliflower vertically into 1 to 1 1/2-inch thick slices. Remove any tough stem pieces. Cut the slices into smaller pieces, about the size of florets. Place on the baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. 3 Roast in the oven for 10 minutes; flip pieces over and roast for 10 minutes more.
  4. 4 Meanwhile, cut butter into 4 pieces. Melt in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly until butter begins to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Butter will foam up, then subside. The butter should have a nutty aroma. Stir in garlic and continue stirring for 15 to 20 seconds. Add in capers and lemon pepper. Remove from heat.
  5. 5 Spoon brown butter over the roasted cauliflower and serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 221.9
  • Carbohydrate 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol 30.5 mg
  • Fat 21.8 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Protein 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 8.7 g
  • Sodium 272.4 mg
  • Sugar 2.8 g

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  1. Wow! This was delicious! I doubled the sauce because I had a large head of cauliflower. I had to use 2 baking sheets to fit all of it in the oven at the same time. My butter did not turn brown after 5 minutes but that is OK it was still good.
  2. Loved this and didn’t change a thing! I was skeptical on cutting the cauliflower this was but found that I liked them better roasting them this way than my traditional roasting methods! The browned butter; so nutty and delicious! Will be on rotation repeat for sure at this house! Thank you!!
  3. We all loved this. I particularly loved the way they were cut. Got good and brown and collected the sauce. 5 Stars!
  4. Only thing I changes was I had alreadey steamed my cauliflower but sauce sounded so good wanted to pour it o them. So very good and definitely will be making it again and again as we all loved it. Thank you!