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Cauliflower Popcorn Recipe

Cauliflower Popcorn Recipe

Roasting cauliflower transforms it into a delectable snack. Your family will eat it up just like it's popcorn. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 large head cauliflower, broken into small florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Place cauliflower in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with garlic salt; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15-18 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 88 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 309mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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mel06010 User ID: 5539310 120521
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"A little bland for my taste...I too used garlic powder + salt & could've gone heavier on both. Also, it took closer to 30 minutes for mine to be tender crisp. Will make again, love the method!"

cen06451 User ID: 3914877 198875
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

"No review, just a question: When do you put the Parmesan cheese on? After roasting or with the garlic salt? Thanks!"

[email protected] User ID: 92755 181633
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2012

"Everyone in my family enjoys eating cauliflower this way! Yummy!"

BrendaKayHarrell User ID: 6689946 116020
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2012

"we love this"

kirkcdo User ID: 5917353 122615
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2012

"We did not use the parmesan, we used garlic powder + salt as we did not have garlic salt. My husband didn't measure anything, so I think he seasoned it more heavily than these measurements. Having said all that--we LOVED this. My kids ate it cheerfully and voluntarily. It's definitely not like popcorn, but it is tasty and has a great texture."

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