Is Cauliflower a Flower?
By Tom Midford
Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
1 (2-pound) head cauliflower
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, melted
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
STEP 1 Heat oven to 400°F.
STEP 2 Bring large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Remove leaves and core cauliflower, leaving stem intact. Place into boiling water; cook 6 minutes. Place cauliflower into 10-inch cast iron skillet, stem-side up.
STEP 3 Combine remaining ingredients except parsley in small bowl. Brush half of mixture on inside of cauliflower. Turn cauliflower over; brush remaining butter mixture over cauliflower.
STEP 4 Bake 40-50 minutes or until fork tender. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with parsley.
Cauliflower is literally a flower.
Before it grows its head, cauliflower resembles its relative the collard.
The category of vegetables cauliflowers belong to is known as the crucifers.
The cauliflower’s head is known as the curd.
O’Lakes, L. (2022, October 14). Roasted Cauliflower. Land O’Lakes. https://www.landolakes.com/recipe/19806/roasted-cauliflower/
Real Food Encyclopedia - Cauliflower. (2018, October 31). FoodPrint. https://foodprint.org/real-food/cauliflower/