Roasted cauliflower with garlic, bay & lemon

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

 2 heads of cauliflower
 1 garlic bulb, split into cloves, unpeeled
 6 bay leaves, stalks removed, finely chopped
 4 tbsp olive oil
 zest and juice of 1 lemon

1

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

2

Place the cauliflower, garlic and bay leaves in a large bowl, toss with the oil, zest and juice and season generously.

3

Spread evenly onto a baking sheet (use 2 if you need to).

4

Roast for 20 mins, turning halfway, until al dente and caramelised.

Recipe by Maria Elia, and published in Good Food magazine, December 2010. See recipe online: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/864645/roasted-cauliflower-with-garlic-bay-and-lemon. If you don’t fancy garlic, roast the cauliflower with a little chopped red chilli or a sprinkle of smoked paprika or cumin seeds. Another idea is to serve it topped with shaved Parmesan.

Ingredients

 2 heads of cauliflower
 1 garlic bulb, split into cloves, unpeeled
 6 bay leaves, stalks removed, finely chopped
 4 tbsp olive oil
 zest and juice of 1 lemon

Directions

1

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

2

Place the cauliflower, garlic and bay leaves in a large bowl, toss with the oil, zest and juice and season generously.

3

Spread evenly onto a baking sheet (use 2 if you need to).

4

Roast for 20 mins, turning halfway, until al dente and caramelised.

Roasted cauliflower with garlic, bay & lemon

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