Looking to spice up a healthy treat? The answer may be as simple as adding chili powder. Take this recipe from Rachel Gurk’s blog, Rachel Cooks, which uses only four ingredients and fits into the Whole30 program. Cauliflower is a nutritious source of vitamins C and K, as well as fiber—which is good for gut health and keeping your appetite satisfied. The versatile dish can be enjoyed on its own or added to other meals, like salads or burrito bowls, and Gurk says it’s one of her favorite ways to eat the vegetable. “The chili powder isn’t spicy (in my opinion),” she writes. “It adds a great southwestern flavor that will have you craving cauliflower—seriously!”
[Image: Courtesy of Rachel Gurk]
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Roasted Cauliflower With Chili Powder Recipe
Yields 4 servings
1 large bunch cauliflower
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. chili powder
salt to taste
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Preheat oven to 425° F. Wash cauliflower and dry thoroughly. Cut into medium-sized florets and coat well with olive oil. Spread onto rimmed baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and chili powder, and toss to coat. Bake for 15 minutes, flip each piece over, and bake for 10 minutes or until browned and crispy. Serve immediately.
–by Jasmine Brown
This story first appeared in the April issue of Dayspa magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.