Roasted Cauliflower with Spinach and Almonds

Recipe by ESSess12345


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Roasting vegetables really brings out their vibrant flavors! In this recipe, cauliflower is roasted in olive oil with garlic, spinach, and almonds to create a winning flavor combination.  Top with your favorite hot sauce or salad dressing if you like!


  • 1 1/2 cups cauliflower florets

  • 1 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil, divided

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • salt and pepper

  • 1 cup baby spinach

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

  • Optional:
  • red pepper flakes, hot sauce, or keto friendly salad dressing, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 420°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Arrange cauliflower on baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tbsp oil and sprinkle with minced garlic, salt and pepper.  Toss to coat cauliflower and garlic with oil.
  • Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes.  Add spinach, almonds, and red pepper flakes (if using) to the baking sheet.  Drizzle with remaining 2 tsp oil and stir or toss ingredients to coat. Return to oven to roast another 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, transfer to a plate for serving.


  • You may substitute coconut oil, avocado oil, butter, or ghee for olive oil, if you prefer.
  • Top with your favorite hot sauce or keto friendly salad dressing for added flavor.
  • You may substitute broccoli for cauliflower, if you like.

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