Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F with rack in the middle position.
  • Lightly oil a baking dish (pie-sized or square).
  • Remove green leaves and core cauliflower.
  • Place cauliflower head in pan, core side down.
  • Drizzle 2 tbsp. olive oil over the top of the cauliflower and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. salt.
  • Bake for 1- 1.25 hours until cauliflower is tender.
  • Whisk lemon juice, minced garlic, pepper, and remaining 1/2 tsp. sea salt in a small bowl.  Add the remaining 1/4 c. olive oil to the mixture.
  • Surround cauliflower with cilantro leaves and drizzle cauliflower and cilantro with dressing.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 – 1.5 hours

Yields: one head of cauliflower

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized head of cauliflower
  • 1/4 c. + 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 c. cilantro leaves

Credit: adapted from www.epicurious.com