How To Cook A Low Carb Cauliflower Roast

Recipe courtesy of Currys PC World.

Happy Wednesday. How is your week going so far? Good, I hope. Are you following a low carb diet? Are you wanting to eat more veggies? If so, how about trying out this recipe roasted cauliflower recipe out?

Low Carb Cauliflower Roast – swap your roast potatoes for this delicious treat. How tasty!? A great alternative to roast potatoes.

If you are craving a roast dinner but want to keep to your low-carb diet, this is the recipe for you. Replace the carb-loaded side dishes that typically accompany a traditional roast dinner with the Free From Fairy’s scrumptious low-carb alternative.

How to cook roasted whole cauliflower:


  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Olive oil for drizzling

How To Cook A Low Carb Cauliflower Roast:

1) Pre-heat the oven to 200 o C (180 o C fan, gas mark 6).

2) Mix together the olive oil, mustard, vinegar, cumin and paprika.

3) Wash the cauliflower and remove the outer green leaves. Dab it dry with kitchen paper and place onto a baking tray lined with tin foil.

4) Spread the oil mixture onto the whole cauliflower, rubbing it into each floret.

5) Place in the oven and bake for 1 hour.

6) Remove from the oven, sprinkle over the lemon zest and garlic, and drizzle with olive oil.

7) Bake for a further 15-20 minutes.

Serve with steamed green veggies, a leafy green salad and thinly cut slices of peppery roast beef.

Recipe courtesy of Currys PC World / Free From Fairy: Tech Talk Currys.

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  1. Miz Helen
    7th October 2017 / 8:28 pm

    I love the topping for your Roasted Cauliflower, we will love it! Hope you have a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday!Miz Helen

    • Clairejustine oxox
      20th March 2018 / 8:18 am

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Miz Helen 🙂

  2. Julie's Creative Lifestyle
    6th November 2017 / 7:46 pm

    this looks so good Claire and thanks for sharing at C&C with J&J.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      20th March 2018 / 8:19 am

      Thanks for the comment Julie 🙂

  3. Mother of 3
    20th March 2018 / 12:06 am

    That looks so good. I often swap out extra veggies for the starch at meals and I can not wait to try this. Pinned.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      20th March 2018 / 8:19 am

      Thanks for hopping over 🙂

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