Zesty Spiced Cauliflower

Zesty Spiced Cauliflower
Contributor
Whole Foods Market

In this recipe, cauliflower's earthy flavor is enhanced by the mild bite of cumin and turmeric.

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6
Servings
105
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Teaspoon whole cumin seeds
  • 6 Cups cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add cumin and toast, shaking the skillet often, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Add cauliflower, pour water over the top, and immediately cover skillet. Reduce heat to medium and cook, tossing the cauliflower halfway through, until tender and water is mostly absorbed, about 10 minutes. Add oil, turmeric and salt, toss well, and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
11g
8%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
24µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
89mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
28µg
31%
Calcium, Ca
59mg
6%
Choline, total
79mg
19%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Fluoride, F
2µg
0%
Folate, total
96µg
24%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
25mg
8%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
77mg
11%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
493mg
33%
Water
200g
7%

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.