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How to Cook Cauliflower

How to cook cauliflower florets in the oven that are crispy on the outside and tender in the center.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 54 kcal


  • Cutting board
  • Chef's knife
  • Baking sheet
  • Spatula


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to tate


  • Rinse the cauliflower well and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Cut the cauliflower into quadrants, remove the core, then cut into eights. Break any large florets in half so all are about the same size.
  • Transfer the cauliflower to a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Spread the florets into a single layer with as much space between as possible.
  • Roast for 30 mintues, flipping the cauliflower halfway through.
Keyword roasted cauliflower