If you’re used to looking to cauliflower as a trusted side dish or a go-to, low-carb ingredient, it’s time to expand your horizons with these easy Vegan Cauliflower Recipes. Not only will you love how easy it is to make cauliflower recipes vegan, but the variety of recipes, such as buffalo wings, cauliflower rice, and more, will tickle your taste buds!
I’ve grown up a rather picky eater, so it’s surprising to me to realize that cauliflower has never been in the group of foods I hate. I liked it when I was a kid and I still like it today.
Of course, today I make cauliflower vegan recipes, which makes me love that simple ingredient even more! Because cauliflower is so easy to work with and it takes on the flavor profiles of the food around it, I love serving cauliflower as a nutritious side dish and more!
Is Cauliflower Healthy?
Cauliflower has many attractive characteristics, including the fact that it’s a natural low-calorie, nutrient-dense food. Not only is cauliflower naturally gluten-free you will also get 2 grams of protein in every 1 cup serving.
Let’s get into the basics of cooking with cauliflower.
How to Cut Cauliflower
Just because you’ve arrived home with some, doesn’t mean you know what to do with cauliflower once you get it home. I’ve been there too and have experienced some of it going bad as a result.
Once you get the basics of how to cut cauliflower down, you’ll be surprised with how easy it is!
Let’s talk about cooking cauliflower because it’s such a versatile ingredient, it can be used in a large variety of recipes. Some of my favorite vegan cauliflower dishes are both easy and delicious.
Cauliflower Snacks and Appetizers
Let’s start this party with some of my favorite snacks and appetizers featuring cauliflower.
Vegan Baked Cauliflower Wings
Cauliflower Rice Sushi Rolls
Cauliflower Soups and Salads
When you’re looking for good cauliflower ideas, don’t forget the soups and salads entrees. Some of my favorite cauliflower recipes can be served prior to dinner. That said, I oftentimes have these as my dinner, so they work either way.
Vegan Cauliflower Soup
Healthy Vegan Ranch Dip
Vegan Pasta Salad
Cauliflower Dinner Recipes
Now it’s time for some of the best cauliflower recipes for dinnertime. Here you’ll find side dishes, main dishes, and even riced cauliflower that can be used in place of rice in your favorite recipes.
Vegan Cauliflower Gratin
You can also add cauliflower to any of these tasty recipes:
- This Orange Tofu tastes great with steamed cauliflower
- Add steamed cauliflower to Vegan Lettuce Wraps
- Steamed cauliflower is great when added to a Falafel Sandwich
- Add some steamed cauliflower in with this Vegan Enchiladas casserole.
We’ve got even more recipes featuring cauliflower coming your way soon, including Cauliflower Kung Pao, Cauliflower Fried Rice, and more!