Keep it simple with this oven-roasted side dish. Cauliflower florets are tossed in an irresistible sweet and spicy marinade and baked until tender.
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:35 minutes
4 cups cauliflower florets
2 Tablespoons maple syrup
2 Tablespoon sriracha
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 Tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 400º. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl (or a Ziplock bag) combine cauliflower and other ingredients – maple syrup, sriracha, olive oil, tamari, and pepper. Mix until the cauliflower is well coated.
Pour the cauliflower onto the baking sheet and place in the oven. Be sure to give the cauliflower “room to breathe.” If the baking sheet is over-crowded, the cauliflower will “steam” and it won’t cook right. If you need to, divide it between 2 baking sheets.
Bake for 30 minutes or until cauliflower is tender.
I recommend serving this over a bed of steaming quinoa or rice.
You can easily incorporate other vegetables with or instead of cauliflower.