Cauliflower is nutty, slightly sweet, and has a delicious flavor. It is easily manipulated and transformed into so many other dishes because of this! We found 15 of our favorite spiced cauliflower recipes from the Food Monster App where cauliflower is dressed up with some yummy flavor combinations.

1. Sticky Spicy Cauliflower Vegan Gluten-Free Sticky Spicy Cauliflower Topped with sesame seeds, green onion, and red peppers

This Sticky Spicy Cauliflower is marinaded in a gooey, super simple sauce! Just sprinkle with sesame and spring onions and you’ve got yourself a winner!


2. Tahini-Roasted Cauliflower With Lemony Herb Oil Vegan Tahini-Roasted Cauliflower With Lemony Herb

This Tahini-Roasted Cauliflower With Lemony Herb Oil is a gorgeous entree that doubles as a centerpiece! It is craftily spiced and rubbed down with a tahini dressing. Then coated with lemon, herbs, and almonds!

3. Thai Barbecue Cauliflower Vegan Gluten-Free Thai BBQ Cauliflower with green onion

Thai Barbecue Cauliflower? What a strange but delightful combination! These cauliflower bites are spiced with sriracha, curry powder, garlic, and brown sugar for an Asian-American fusion recipe that is the ideal finger food!

4. Jamaican Brown Stew Cauliflower Vegan Grain-Free Jamaican Brown Stew Cauliflower

Cauliflower takes the place of the chicken in this classic Jamaican Brown Stew Cauliflower dish. It is spiced up with all-spice, paprika, and a lot of pepper.

5. Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower With Maple-Pomegranate Vinaigrette Vegan Grain-Free Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower With Maple-Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Just look at the gorgeous color that the turmeric brings this Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower With Maple-Pomegranate Vinaigrette! Vibrant yellows, reds, greens, make up an earthy yet sweet dish.


6. Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Vegan Gluten-Free Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings with white sauce

There is a reason that this classic vegan creation is so popular but these Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings take it to the next level. The simple, crisp batter has hints of garlic in it and it’s just enough to make your guests reach for more!

7. Teriyaki Cauliflower and Kale Stir FryVegan Gluten-Free Teriyaki Cauliflower and Kale Stir Fry with rice and sesame seeds

The delicious sauce in this Teriyaki Cauliflower and Kale Stir Fry has a secret ingredient! That’s right, pineapple juice. It contains less added sugar that your average teriyaki and brings a serious zing from all of the ginger.


8. Spanish Cauliflower RiceVegan gluten-Free Spanish Cauliflower Rice with avocado

Cauliflower rice has fewer calories than regular rice but that doesn’t mean it has to have less flavor! This Spanish Cauliflower Rice is spiced with adobo, salsa, garlic, and fresh cilantro!

9. Umami Bomb Cauliflower Bites

This cauliflower is spiced with a wonderful mixture of miso, sesame oil, garlic, and other spices, then roasted until crisp around the edges. Try out these Umami Bomb Cauliflower Bites when you’re craving some flavorful finger food!

10. Cauliflower Steak With Pesto and Almond Cornmeal CrumbsChristmas Cauliflower Cake

Freshly made basil pesto and a crunchy, toasted almond and cornmeal crumble take these cauliflower steaks to a whole new level of yum! If you’re having a dinner party just make this Cauliflower Steak With Pesto and Almond Cornmeal Crumbs and layer on some freshly chopped tomatoes and fresh spinach for a healthy, colorful dish!

11. Simple Roasted Cauliflower With Chipotle and LimeSimple Roasted Cauliflower With Chipotle and Lime

You just can’t go wrong with the chipotle and lime! These cauliflower bites are crispy, flavorful, and so refreshing! Try this Simple Roasted Cauliflower With Chipotle and Lime recipe as a taco or wrap filling!

12. Bang Bang Spicy Cauliflower Lettuce WrapsBang Bang Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps

This spicy Cajun classic is turned vegan with the help of the crispy cornmeal and crumb coated the cauliflower. They’re tossed in a deliciously creamy and spicy sriracha-spiked sauce for this yummy, Bang Bang Spicy Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps recipe!

13. Curried Roasted Carrot and Cauliflower SoupVegan Grain-Free Curried Roasted Carrot and Cauliflower Soup

This Curried Roasted Carrot and Cauliflower Soup is creamy, packed with protein, and spiced with curry! It’s the perfect healthy way to warm up on a cold fall day!


14. Jerk Cauliflower TacosVegan Gluten-Free Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with peppers lime and tortillas

The filling in these Jerk Cauliflower Tacos is coated in a homemade jerk seasoning that is included in the recipe! Try these out for some serious heat and the slightest bit of sweetness! You don’t even have to just stick to tacos with this recipe! Make it in bulk to top your rice bowls or salads!

15. One-Pot Coconut Dal With Spiced Cauliflower One Pot Coconut Dal With Spiced Cauliflower b

This One-Pot Coconut Dal With Spiced Cauliflower is a traditional Nepali-inspired dish, that is so easy to make! Spicy, tender cauliflower top the whole thing off for some added texture and flavor!

Vegan Grain-Free Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower With Maple-Pomegranate Vinaigrette

For more spicy recipes, check out 15 Hot and Spicy Recipes That Bring on the Heat from our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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