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Roasted Cauliflower with Lime Dressing

Course Holiday, Side Dish, Thanksgiving, Vegetables
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, cauliflower ear, cauliflower florets, cauliflower recipes, fresh tarragon, holiday side dish, lime, lime dressing, roasted cauliflower
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 291 kcal


  • 1 cauliflower 1 large orange cauliflower head, florets cut off the stump and sliced in half
  • 1 lime 1 lime juiced
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil


  • 2 limes juice from 2 limes
  • ¼ cup olive oil ¼ to ⅓ cup of olive oil
  • 1 garlic 1 garlic clove, peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon mustard 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • salt salt to taste
  • fresh tarragon Fresh tarragon, finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. In a bowl add all the cauliflower florets with the lime juice, salt and pepper, and olive oil and mix well. Transfer the cauliflower florets to a cookie sheet and bake in the hot oven for 25 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile in a bowl combine the lime juice, garlic, mustard, mayonnaise, and olive oil. Stir and add more oil if too pungent. Season to taste. (This dressing can store well in the refrigerator for up to a week)

  4. Place the cauliflower florets in a bowl and add the mustard lime dressing to your liking. Add the fresh tarragon and serve.

  5. Serve either warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Cauliflower with Lime Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 110mg5%
Potassium 490mg14%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 84mg102%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.