Roasted Cauliflower

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Cauliflower

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Maple

Cauliflower by itself usually doesn't find itself on the "most desired side dish" list, but roasted with the right spices and infused with flavorful smoke will have everyone asking for more. Did we mention melted Parmesan to top it off? Now you'll have to make enough for everyone asking for seconds.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 Head Cauliflower, fresh

  • 2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 Clove garlic clove

  • 1 1/4 Teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 Cup Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to 180°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    Grill180 ˚F
  • 2

    Cut the cauliflower into medium sized florets, and place on a sheet tray. Transfer the sheet tray to the grill and smoke for 20 minutes.
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    Grill180 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 1 Head Cauliflower, fresh

  • 3

    While the cauliflower is smoking, mix all of the ingredients together except for the Parmesan cheese.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

    • 2 Clove garlic clove

    • 1 1/4 Teaspoon smoked paprika

    • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

    • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 4

    After 20 minutes remove the cauliflower. Increase the grill temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill450 ˚F
  • 5

    While the grill is coming up to temperature, toss the cauliflower with the spice mixture, and place it back on the sheet tray.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 6

    Place back on the Traeger and roast it for 10 minutes or until it has a nice golden brown color.
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    Grill450 ˚F
  • 7

    In the last few minutes of cooking sprinkle the Parmesan over each piece, close the lid until the cheese is melted. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup Parmesan cheese

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