Smoky Cauliflower with Turmeric

Smoky Cauliflower with Turmeric

This is an easy, flavourful and healthy side-dish. It’s vegan and gluten-free. And we know you have turmeric on hand!

Serves 4 – 6

Time: Prep: 5 mins;

Cook Time: 30 mins

1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets

3 Tbsp (45 ml) olive oil

1 tsp smoked paprika (1 ½ if you want a bit more spice!)

½ tsp turmeric

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

¼ tsp red pepper flakes

1 Tbsp (15 ml) fresh lemon juice

2 cups (500 ml) arugula

¼ cup (60 ml) fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Mix the olive oil, paprika, turmeric, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes together in a large bowl. Add the cauliflower and toss until the cauliflower is well coated.
  3. Put the spiced cauliflower on a baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes, flipping the cauliflower halfway, until browned and tender.
  4. Put arugula on a platter.
  5. Remove the cauliflower from the oven, and place on top of the arugula. Top with lemon juice and cilantro. Serve immediately.