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50 Cauliflower Recipes That Will Get You Through The Current Craze

This crucifer is trendy for a reason.
10/08/2012 09:05am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

Cauliflower is everywhere these days. In the last few years it's gone from not-so-loved crucifer to an all-star in fancy restaurants and home kitchens alike. We're seeing it served as "steak," roasted whole and in mac and cheese.

If you've ever had badly cooked cauliflower, it may have turned you off from the vegetable for good. Now is the time, however, to move on and join in on cauliflower's heyday. When it comes to cauliflower, like most things, it's all about how you cook it. So we've rounded up 50 recipes that will persuade even the staunchest cauliflower hater.

From mixing up your standard side dishes, to healthy snacks, to vegetarian main courses, cauliflower has your back. It's healthy, versatile and delicious. If you've been ignoring cauliflower amidst the current craze, we bet these recipes will change your mind.

1
Raw Cauliflower Couscous
The Spontaneous Hausfrau
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2
Cauliflower Popcorn
Sweet Freedom
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3
Dan Barber's Cauliflower Steaks with Cauliflower Purée
Genius Recipes/Food52
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4
Cauliflower Soup
Julie Toy
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5
Cauliflower Mac And Cheese
Maura McEvoy
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6
Roasted Cauliflower Salad With Anchovies, Olives And Capers
Drizzle & Dip
7
Cauliflower Puree With Toasted Pine Nuts
New Media Publishing
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8
Vegetable Ceviche And Chipotle Cauliflower Pepita "Pilaf"
The First Mess
9
Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower
Stephanie Foley/Food & Wine
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10
Cauliflower Tortillas
Slim Palate
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11
Cauliflower Steak With Mushroom Ragout And Hee Hee
Cook & Be Merry
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12
Cauliflower Watercress Soup
Skinny Taste
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13
Cauliflower Puree And Spinach Lasagna
New Media Publishing
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14
Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos
Two Peas and Their Pod
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15
Roasted Cauliflower Farfalle
New Media Publishing
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16
Cauliflower, Chevre and Onion Quiche
Ben Fink
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17
Pan-Roasted Cauliflower With Pine Nuts And Raisins
Kana Okada/Food & Wine
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18
Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
Skinny Taste
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19
Cauliflower-Fennel Gratin
JungleFrog Cooking
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20
Cauliflower Crust Bacon Pizza
L. Michelle
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21
Curried Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Girl Cooks World
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22
Cajun Cauliflower Hash With Soft Boiled Eggs
The Curvy Carrot
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23
Spice Merchant Cauliflower Couscous
QueenSashy/Food52
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24
Garlic Roasted Cauliflower
Gimme Some Oven
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25
Madras Cauliflower
New Media Publishing
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26
Cauliflower Fritters
Skinny Taste
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27
Roasted-Cauliflower-and-Sesame Spread
Joseph De Leo/Food & Wine
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28
Cauliflower and Kale Salad (Cauliflower Tabouli)
Steamy Kitchen
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29
Roasted Cauliflower Caponata
Gastronomer's Guide
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30
Cauliflower Stuffed Tomatoes
Bev Cooks
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31
Cumin Seed Roasted Cauliflower With Salted Yogurt, Mint And Pomegranate Seeds
Andrew Scrivana
32
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Pesto
Two Peas & Their Pod
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33
Roasted Cauliflower & Cheddar Soup
Two Peas & Their Pod
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34
Grated Cauliflower Salad with Peppers, Carrots & Capers
Cookin' Canuck
35
Cavolfiore Gratinati
Bell'Alimento
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36
Roasted Cauliflower with Indian Spices Recipe
Cookin' Canuck
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37
Mashed Cauliflower Mini Casseroles
This Gal Cooks
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38
Cauliflower Mashed 'Potatoes'
Steamy Kitchen
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39
Pasta with Cauliflower
Simply Recipes
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40
Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Prosciutto
Simply Recipes
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41
Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
Macheesmo
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42
Curried Cauliflower and Kale
Macheesmo
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43
Crispy Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Dressing
A Spicy Perspective
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44
Roasted Cauliflower with Bacon and Garlic
Steamy Kitchen
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45
Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad
Skinny Taste
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46
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Annie's Eats
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47
Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese
Go Cook Yourself
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48
Cauliflower Baked Macaroni And Cheese
Macheesmo
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49
Curried Cauliflower Soup
A Girl DeFloured
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50
Baked Cauliflower with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce
Bok Choy and Brocoli
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