Whether fresh or frozen, cauliflower is a versatile veggie that you can use in everything from soups to casseroles. They are very nutritious and can be a great low-calorie ingredient to add to your meals.
If you’ve got a bag of this humble cruciferous veggie chilling in your refrigerator, use these frozen cauliflower recipes to put a delicious dish on the table in no time. They’re simple, delicious, and diverse enough that you’ll want to keep a bag of this amazing veggie around.
#1. Air Fryer Frozen Cauliflower
Low-carb, gluten-free, and vegan, this delicious dish only takes 15 minutes to make. A flavor-packed mix of bright and earthy cumin, hot and spicy cayenne pepper, and rich and smoky paprika powder is rubbed on the florets to infuse them with rich flavors. Bake them to crispy and tender perfection, and dig in!
#2. Balsamic Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower
A wonderful balance of sweet and savory, this simple roasted dish is bursting with flavor. Cauliflower florets and broccoli are coated with a mixture of balsamic vinegar, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and olive oil and then baked for 30-45 minutes. Serve it garnished with lemon juice, pepper powder, or chili flakes.
#3. Cauliflower Chickpea Curry & Quinoa
This recipe features a variety of complementary textures and layers of flavors. Beans, frozen peas, quinoa, spinach, and frozen cauliflower are nutritious ingredients that are high in fiber, protein, and vitamins. They are combined in a creamy coconut milk-based concoction to give the dish a mild but delicious flavor that everyone will love.
#4. Cauliflower Dill Kugel
Kugel is an all-time favorite; make it with cauliflower for an enticing meal. Combine ricotta, parsley, shredded cheese, dill, lemon zest, and seasonings with cauliflower and shallots to make a protein-rich dish with tempting flavors and textures. Sprinkle it with a breadcrumb mixture to create a meal that will keep you coming back for more.
#5. Crispy Roasted Frozen Cauliflower with Garlicky Breadcrumbs
Combine crispy, tender cauliflower bites with flavorful, garlicky breadcrumbs to transform a simple meal into a culinary masterpiece. You can also alter its flavor profile to suit your taste by using spices like curry powder, Italian seasoning, and paprika, and pair this wonderful side dish with a hearty main. You can also store extras in the refrigerator for up to 5 days!
#6. Curry Roasted Frozen Cauliflower
If you love your spices, you must try this wonderful curry roasted frozen cauliflower recipe. Toss cauliflower florets in turmeric powder, garlic powder, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, curry powder, cumin seeds powder as well as hot sauce, and then roast them. They make a great snack or side dish, but you can also pair them with any main entrée for a filling dinner. This simple recipe will take your tastebuds on a flavor ride.
#7. Easy Butter Chicken & Cauliflower Bake With Rice
This recipe creates a quick but delectable dinner by combining protein-rich chicken with nutrient-rich cauliflower. To make, coat cauliflower and chicken with a mildly sweet and creamy curry paste, then bake until tender. You can top it with coriander and pappadums to add color, flavor, and crunch, and serve with white rice for a well-balanced meal.
#8. Easy Low Carb Cheesy Cauliflower
This creamy, melt-in-your-mouth side dish is both nutritious and delicious. In it, crispy and tender roasted cauliflower bites are added to an easy-to-make cheese sauce. This finger-lickin’ good meal comes together in just under 30 minutes! You can serve it with your favorite main dishes for a healthy and scrumptious dinner.
#9. Loaded Cauliflower Casserole with Chicken
Potato casseroles are wonderful, but they can be a weight watcher’s nightmare. Luckily, you can still enjoy similar flavors by substituting cauliflower for the potato! It also gets a protein boost from the chicken and bacon while the sour cream and cheddar create a creamy texture. Cook it with your favorite seasonings until brown and bubbly, and serve!
#10. Keto Cauliflower Soup
This low-carb, gluten-free cauliflower soup is filling, flavorful, and healthy with a tantalizing flavor that’ll have you craving for more. Cook cauliflower florets with aromatic onion, garlic, and chicken broth, as well as heavy cream to add richness. The lemon juice adds a zesty brightness to the soup. Serve it topped with bacon, greens, feta cheese, or pepitas.
#11. Roasted Cauliflower Curry
Here’s a simple recipe for using your leftover roasted frozen cauliflower bites to make a flavorsome vegan, vegetarian curry! All you have to do is combine it with tinned tomatoes, coconut milk, spices, and seasonings to create a rich, thick, and flavorsome curry. Add a garnish of coriander and serve it with some warm rice or naan for a satisfying meal.
#12. Roasted Frozen Cauliflower
This simple recipe uses just a handful of staple ingredients to cook a quick and tasty meal. Toss cauliflower florets with spices, lemon juice, and olive oil and bake for 25 minutes for a side dish that is crispy on the outside and deliciously tender on the inside. Serve it with any main course to liven up your dinner menu.
#13. Slow Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Soup
This slow-cooker recipe will come together on its own and fill your home with the most wonderful aromas. Make it with cauliflower florets, potatoes, onions, and various herbs and seasonings as well as cheddar cheese, heavy cream, and butter. Blend it to a consistency you like, and ladle it into large bowls to warm yourself up on chilly nights.
#14. The Best Mashed Cauliflower
Do you enjoy mashed potatoes? If so, you’ll love this dish. It yields a creamy, thick dish that is low on carbs while being unbelievably delicious! It’s made with just 7 ingredients — butter, cauliflower, cheese, nutmeg, pepper, salt, and sour cream — and delivers warming flavors. Serve as is or pair it with your favorite mains.