Hoisin Roasted Cauliflower


Recipe Information

Total Time: 45 minutes; 5 minutes active
Servings: 4

This side couldn't be easier to prepare and it's a great dish to get kids and adults to love their cauliflower.


  • 1 head fresh cauliflower, washed; florets separated into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F.
  2. Mix hoisin, vinegar and sesame oil in a small bowl and pour over cauliflower and toss to coat.
  3. Spread cauliflower into a single layer on the baking sheet and roast in the oven for 35-40 minutes or until just tender, turning the cauliflower after 20 minutes.

Serving Suggestion

Perfect as a side dish to any meat or over wild rice as a vegetarian entrée.

Tips & Notes

This recipe is included in Molly's article, Expanding your Child’s Palate. If you've got kids, invite them to get involved in the preparation. Here's what kids can do:

  • Break cauliflower into florets
  • mix ingredients
  • toss to coat  and spread on baking sheet

Nutritional Information

73 calories, 2 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 201 mg. sodium, 12 g. carbohydrate, 4 g. fiber, 4 g. protein