Cauliflower is one of our favorite superfoods. It’s rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin B6, as well as essential nutrients like folate and choline. Cauliflower delivers a powerful nutrient punch with minimal calories. It’s an ingredient that can easily be incorporated into any diet.
While you might know that cauliflower is a low-calorie, nutrient-rich vegetable, you may be surprised to learn some of the things you can do with it. For example, you can make gluten-free pizza dough, a low-carb, grain-free alternative to rice. Cauliflower is one of the most versatile ingredients you can keep in your kitchen! Check out our favorite 13 Surprising Cauliflower Recipes.
1. Cauliflower Bread Sticks
For the cheesiest & healthiest bread sticks you’ve ever had, make this recipe! It’s low in calories, gluten-free, and grain-free. Top the crust with your favorite sauce and pizza toppings and you’ve got a delicious pizza!
2. Mashed Cauliflower
You can make a low-carb substitute for mashed potatoes with cooked cauliflower, your choice of milk, and a little seasoning. Have this flavorful, creamy side dish with our holiday turkey recipe.
3. Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower Bread Sticks
Make gluten-free, grain-free breadsticks with low-calorie cauliflower. This cheesy recipe is seasoned with oregano and garlic for a traditional breadstick taste that you can pair with your favorite healthy pizza.
4. Cauliflower Stir-Fry
One cup of this flavorful cauliflower stir-fry has only 57 calories and 2 grams of net carbs. This makes it a much healthier option than traditional white bread. You can also try our Greek Chicken Stew with Cauliflower Rice. It has all the flavor and only a portion of the calories.
5. Coconut Curry Cauliflower
A delicious recipe that’s perfect as a side dish. Make this recipe and serve warm during cooler seasons and cold for summer barbecues.