Try This Harissa Roasted Cauliflower For An Easy Mid-Week Meal

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Cauliflower is a filling and nutritious vegetable, and one that can handle being roasted with a variety of herbs and seasonings. Check out this simple recipe for harissa roasted cauliflower, which is tasty, flavorsome and healthy.

Ingredients (to serve 2):

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2 teaspoons of harissa paste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of white wine vinegar
  • Black pepper

For the tahini dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons of tahini
  • 2 tablespoons of warm water
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Slice the cauliflower into pieces about 1 inch thick.
  3. Mix the harissa paste with the vinegar, oil, salt and ground cumin.
  4. Coat the cauliflower pieces in the harissa dressing, sprinkle with black pepper and roast for at least half an hour.
  5. To make the tahini dressing, blend all of the ingredients until you have a smooth, uniform consistency. Drizzle over the roasted cauliflower.