Saturday, May 14, 2016

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER WITH GARLIC & PARMIGIANO CHEESE

Cauliflower is one of the superfoods and is often an overlooked vegetable in our diets. It is rich in vitamins and minerals. It's an excellent source of vitamin K which is critical in keeping your bones strong and your arteries clear. Cauliflower is also an anti-inflammatory and inportant for brain health. Another important thing. . .roasted cauliflower is delizioso!


1 large head cauliflower, trimmed and broken into florets
3 T avocado oil or extra-light olive oil 
2 cloves garlic, minced
Zest and juice of ½ lemon
½ cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
1 T chopped parsley

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Place cauliflower florets into a large bowl.
Mix in the oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and half of the grated cheese.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Pour into a casserole dish.
Place in oven and roast for 40 minutes.
Stir after 20 minutes.

Remove from oven and sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese.
  
Drizzle with a little extra-virgin olive oil and sprinkle with parsley before serving.

Serves 4




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