Recipes » Main Dish » Golden Roasted Cauliflower With Turmeric
T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies


  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp organic miso paste
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable broth
  • 3 dried prunes or dates, pitted
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp tamari
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • White and black sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Sliced green onions, for garnish (optional)


  • 1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • 2. Cut the leaves and stem off the bottom of the cauliflower head so that it sits flat.
  • 3. Pokes holes in the cauliflower head with a sharp knife so that the spices can penetrate.
  • 4. In a food processor, mix the ginger, tahini, miso paste, broth, prunes or dates, and turmeric.
  • 5. Using your hands, rub the mixture over the cauliflower, making sure you get it everywhere, even on the bottom.
  • 6. Roast the cauliflower in the oven for 45 minutes, or until it is soft and brown.
  • 7. Remove the cauliflower from the oven and top with a sprinkle with tamari, a pinch of the ground black pepper, sesame seeds, and the green onions (if using), before serving.

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