Cauliflower seems like it doesn’t get enough attention, but then again, it’s been turned into rice and wings. So, really, hasn’t everyone had enough of cauliflower? Not quite. If you’re looking for a plain ol’ way of enjoying cauliflower as your main dish, we have your back. Check out 15 of out favorite cauliflower entrees from the Food Monster App!

1. Cauliflower Vegan Bolognese

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This veganized Cauliflower Vegan Bolognese by Charlie Rioux is perfect for any plant-based pasta combination you may be looking for. It captures the texture of real bolognese, with a taste that is even better!

2. Cauliflower and Kale Fried Rice

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This Cauliflower and Kale Fried Rice by Rachel Carr is so simple, lovely and fast to throw together. Cauliflower makes a brilliant and healthy, grain free raw vegan substitute for rice. And it’s so easy to make, you won’t believe it. Cauliflower is a powerhouse of nutrition, and one of the best vegetables to include in your diet on a regular basis. Of course, it’s delicious roasted and steamed, and even pureed into soup, but it’s also great raw.

3. Balsamic Maple Glazed Cauliflower

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This Balsamic Maple Glazed Cauliflower by Kaylee Pauley takes on a wonderful Asian stir-fry flavor without the soy and additives! The batter is made with almond milk, almond meal, and flaxseed, before topping the whole thing with hemp seeds, making the cauliflower completely gluten-free!

4. Crispy Seasoned Cauliflower

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These Crispy Seasoned Cauliflower Bites by Renee Press  have an addictive crunch and flavor that’ll tempt you to eat it all. The secret to their addictive crispiness and flavor is frying them in a blend of spices and just a little bit of potato starch. They’re so easy to make and so versatile, you’ll find yourself using this recipe again and again.

5. Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry

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This Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry by Kristen Genton is filled with all the protein you could ever want, and even more flavor! It is so well spiced and the textures compliment each other so well. Give it a go!

6. Indian Spiced Popcorn Cauliflower

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This phytonutrient-rich Indian Spiced Popcorn Cauliflower by The Living Kitchen is so addictively crispy, tender, and perfect that you will want to eat every last piece. You will love this recipe, and remember, sharing is optional.

7. Pesto Roasted Cauliflower and Potatoes

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These Pesto Roasted Cauliflower and Potatoes by Melanie Sorrentino are so good, they’ll upstage any entrée. Cauliflower and potatoes are roasted with just oil, salt, and pepper until tender and flavorful. Then, they’re tossed in a basil and pine nut pesto. If you like your pesto to be cheesy, add nutritional yeast to your liking. This versatile and comforting is best served alongside lighter mains.

8. Cauliflower Potato and Spinach Curry

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This Cauliflower Potato and Spinach Curry by Melissa Tedesco is full of nutrients but is also very filling and satisfying with the potatoes serving as those much needed carbs. It is also very flavorful!

9. Crispy Thai Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

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These cauliflower tacos are an explosion of flavors and textures that will leave you wanting more. The crispy Thai cauliflower is mellowed by a tasty slaw and the whole taco is tied together with a delightful avocado-lime sauce. These tacos are sure to be crowd pleasers.

10. Sticky Peanut Cauliflower Wings

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Sticky, salty, spiced and totally addictive: these Sticky Peanut Cauliflower Wings by Laura Hemmingtonmight be a side dish, but this is one recipe that will have everyone overlooking the main meal at dinner; and once served, these tempting morsels don’t hang around for long on the table (never mind even making it to a plate).

11. Whole Roasted Cauliflower

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Robin Runner‘s Whole Roasted Cauliflower is absolutely beautiful! It is packed full of flavor and looks amazing in a dinner spread! You must try it. It seems odd to have a whole head of roasted cauliflower, but trust us, this makes an amazing entree!

12. Creamy Cauliflower Curry Soup

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This uniquely flavored Creamy Cauliflower Curry Soup by Christin McKamey  combines coconut milk and curry spices with a pinch of warm nutmeg. It’s perfect all year round, but you’ll find a special place for it in your heart during the cold winter months. This still tastes amazing as a leftover, so feel free to make a big batch and eat it for lunch all throughout the week.

13. Cauliflower Walnut Taco Meat Quesadillas

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These Cauliflower Walnut Taco Meat Quesadillas by Tara Binder  are so, so, so delicious and the recipe makes a bunch that you can pop in the fridge for meals all week long. The leftovers are even tastier (if that’s possible) so if you’re looking for a dish to make ahead, this is it.

14. Cauliflower Chickpea Patties

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You might polish off the entire recipe of these Cauliflower Chickpea Patties by Dora Daily. They’re that good. They are super tasty and are a great topping for salads, on veggie scrambles for breakfast, or just eaten as a quick snack. They would also be tasty on a bun like a burger.

15. Cauliflower Veggie Burger

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This Cauliflower Veggie Burger by Florian Nouh you’ll ever make, in only five ingredients! A burger made with roasted cauliflower and lentils, topped with a homemade maple tahini sauce.

Cauliflower can be made all types of ways, so we hope you found this helpful! If you’re a huge fan of cauliflower, go ahead and check out these 15 Sweet and Savory Cauliflower Recipes To Try and these 10 Cauliflower Recipes to Keep on Hand for Every Type of Craving!

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