This cole crop vegetable is part of the cabbage family along with broccoli and Brussels sprouts. These vegetables grow best in cool weather. You can grow a spring and fall crop.
You can eat it raw but roasting brings out depth and sweetness. Sauces can transform this vegetable into amazing sides and main courses.
Cauliflower is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Magnesium and Phosphorus. It is also a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium and Manganese.
The nutrients in this vegetable aid in detoxification and supply antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
Here are some great cauliflower recipes to help you get more of this nutritious veggie into your diet.
Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Broccoli Cauliflower Smoked Turkey Orzo Salad
Spinach Lasagna with Cauliflower Sauce
Jalapeno Popper Cauliflower Casserole
Baked Bang Bang Cauilflower