How to Cook Cauliflower

Cauliflower is one of those staple veggies that tends to be in rotation all year long, but finding new ways to cook it can be the secret to helping the kids actually enjoy it. Here are easy ways for how to cook cauliflower steamed, boiled, sauteed, roasted, riced, or blended into cheese sauce.

How to Cook Cauliflower

There are so many ways to make delicious cauliflower, but I’m going to focus on cooking cauliflower on the stove, roasting it in the oven, and turning it into cauliflower rice since those are the most common (and easy) ways. These methods are simple and have the benefit of also being versatile when it comes to adding different flavors to keep things interesting.

I love cauliflower because it has a mellow flavor and it stores well in the fridge and freezer.

Scroll down to the bottom to the recipe card for the full instructions for each method.

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