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Grilled Spiced Cauliflower in a bowl with a lemon wedge
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Grilled Cauliflower

Transform your cauliflower into something special with a wonderful blend of spices and a grill basket. Grilled Cauliflower is an easy healthy side dish for any meal, ready in in 15 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings (change as needed): 4
Author: Cheryl


  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon each, salt and pepper (or more to taste)
  • Garnish: squeeze of lemon, 1-2 chopped green onions


  • Heat grill to medium high. Spray a grill basket with oil.
  • PREPARE CAULIFLOWER: Cut core out of cauliflower then cut cauliflower into florets. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic powder, cumin, coriander, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Add florets and toss to coat evenly. Place in grill basket.
  • GRILL CAULIFLOWER: Grill for 8-10 minutes in total, depending on how soft you like your cauliflower. Stir occasionally.
  • SERVE: Transfer to serving dish. Squeeze lemon juice (about 1/4 lemon) over cauliflower and sprinkle over chopped green onions if desired.


To Make Ahead: Make full dish ahead and warm in microwave for a minute or serve at room temperature.
Serving: 0g | Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 439mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 153IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg