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Garlic Cauliflower Recipe

Teri Anne Finnerty of Marshalltown, Iowa shares this no-fuss way to jazz up cauliflower...or most any vegetable. "A friend used this recipe with broccoli," she notes. "Now our sons enjoy both cauliflower and broccoli served this way."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 8 cups cauliflowerets
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place cauliflower in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 9-11 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet, saute garlic in butter for about 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in broth. Drain cauliflower and transfer to a serving bowl. Pour butter mixture over cauliflower. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 38 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 76 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Garlic Cauliflower

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2011

"Quick, easy and we love the garlic."

Reviewed Feb. 22, 2010



425° or 450° degree oven....non-stick pan or foil lined pan

1 head cauliflower

olive oil, roasted garlic olive oil or hot chili oil

balsamic vinegar

garlic slivers (can be purchased dehydrated at Big Lots)

sea salt and pepper

Also good topped with 1/3 c Parmesan cheese put on when done and broiled 3-5 minutes under broiler. Top with parsley or chives for color.

Place all ingredients in plastic bag and toss to coat evenly. Pour onto pan and roast, uncovered in the oven about 25 minutes or til slightly browned, stirring once or twice.


Reviewed Feb. 22, 2010

"I thought the garlic was a little overwhelming even though I love garlic. My husband loved this though."

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