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roasted cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins

(8 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Sugar Land, TX

A wonderfully-flavored vegetarian dish or side dish to a meat. Recipe is from Williams-Sonoma.

(8 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For roasted cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins

  • 2
    heads cauliflower (about 3 pounds total)
  • 4 Tbsp
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice (zested first - see below)
  • 3 Tbsp
    raisins (soaked in boiling water for 30 minutes and drained)
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 3 Tbsp
    pine nuts, toasted

How To Make roasted cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • 2
    Core the cauliflower heads and cut into florets. Place on a rimmed baking sheet, drizzle with 2 tbsp. of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast, turning once, until just tender - 25-30 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the remaining 2 tbsp. olive oil, vinegar and lemon juice. Season the vinaigrette with salt and pepper and stir in the raisins.
  • 4
    Transfer the warm cauliflower to a serving dish and drizzle with the vinaigrette. Sprinkle with the parsley, lemon zest and pine nuts. To marry the flavors, let cool to room temperature before serving.