1 large head of cauliflower
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped fresh parsley or cilantro for garnish
Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Prepare the cauliflower by removing leaves and trimming the stem to sit flat.
Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, paprika, and turmeric to make a marinade. Season with salt and pepper.
Place cauliflower in a baking dish, applying the marinade evenly.
Cover with foil and roast for 30 minutes, then uncover and roast for another 20-30 minutes until golden brown.
Let rest, garnish with herbs, and serve.
Variations & Tips:
Add red pepper flakes or cayenne for a spicy touch.
Ground cumin or smoked paprika adds a smoky flavor.
Capers can be added for a briny taste.
Roast with root vegetables for a complete meal.
Remember to adjust roasting times based on the size of the cauliflower. This versatile dish is perfect for experimenting with flavors and will be a sure hit for any meal. Enjoy your culinary journey with this stunning and healthful dish!