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Roasted Candied Cauliflower

A quick side dish that makes cauliflower much less boring and a joy to eat.
Course Side Dish
Keyword cauliflower, glazed, side dishes, sides, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


To Roast The Cauliflower

  • 1 head cauliflower cut into flourettes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp allspice powder

For the Chili Caramel Glaze

  • 1/4 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup thai sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar

To Garnish

  • cilantro leaves


Roast the Cauliflower

  • Preheat the oven to 425 and put a pan in the oven to also heat.
  • Toss together the cauliflower, olive oil and spices to coat evenly. Slide onto heated pan in the oven and roast for 15 minutes. Turn heat off and let the cauliflower sit in the oven while you prepare the caramel glaze.

Make the glaze

  • In a pan or wok, combine the glaze ingredients. Bring to a simmer and allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Put it all together

  • Add the roasted cauliflower to the glaze and toss to coat. Place in a serving bowl and top with cilantro leaves. Serve warm.