Roasted Cauliflower with Thyme and Nutmeg

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews
Roasted Cauliflower with Thyme and Nutmeg
Roasted Cauliflower with Thyme and Nutmeg


  • 1 head cauliflower, trimmed and cut ¼-inch-thick slices
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 8 fresh thyme sprigs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Lay cauliflower slices onto a rimmed baking sheet in a single layer. Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle nutmeg over the cauliflower; season generously with salt and pepper. Lay thyme springs atop the cauliflower.
  3. Roast in preheated oven until tender, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the cauliflower slices and continue to roast for 5 to 7 minutes more.
Mealthy tip:

Why not try roasted cauliflower as a snack? The oven does most of the work, so you can just chow down on this excellent source of natural antioxidants, vitamins, and phytochemicals. It's a great way to curb cravings between meals.

For more tasty cauliflower recipes, you might want to try:

Curry Roasted Cauliflower

Lemon-Thyme Roasted Cauliflower

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower


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Caro Hodgin says:

Roasted cauliflower is my ABSOLUTE go-to roasted veggie. I love roasting florets, I love grilling or roasting cauliflower "steaks" - I love it all. Nutmeg, thyme and parmesan combine in such a unique and flavorful way here. I like my cauliflower a bit crispy, so I blasted it under the broiler for 3 minutes just before serving.

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Sam Dalton says:

Roasted cauliflower is always good, but this thyme and nutmeg version is really amazing. I wasn't sure how it would turn out, but you can definitely taste the flavors in this dish. It's the perfect side dish and really easy to prepare.

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Monica Allen says:

Roasted cauliflower is my favorite, but not a huge fan of the nutmeg. I did thyme and cayenne pepper for spice, plus grated parmesan cheese.

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Anthony Cohen says:

Love roasted cauliflower, but not the thyme and nutmeg combo. I went with thyme, rosemary, and garlic powder. It went perfectly with my wife's famous roasted chicken and carrots.

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Steven Gomes says:

Wasn't sure how I would feel about nutmeg, but it was really good with the thyme. The parmesan cheese was also the perfect addition. Great as a side dish.