“Cheesy” Roasted Cauliflower

Nutritional yeast is a healthy alternative to Parmesan cheese, as it holds a nutty flavor that lends itself well to everything from pasta to popcorn. Here it works to coat cauliflower, which is then roasted and transformed into an addictive snack or side.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line large baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly spray with cooking oil.
  2. Cut cauliflower into bite-sized florets. In a medium bowl, combine nutritional yeast, garlic powder, pepper and salt.
  3. Pour oil into a small bowl. Lightly dip each floret into oil* and then dip into nutritional yeast mixture to coat. Place on baking sheet and repeat with each floret.
  4. Bake 45 to 60 minutes, until browned. Serve and top with a handful of chopped parsley (if using).
  5. *Cauliflower should be lightly coated in oil, not saturated, so avoid submerging it into the bowl.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/6 of roasted cauliflower
  • Calories 143
  • Carbohydrate Content 9 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 5 g
  • Protein Content 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 33 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g