Baked Cauliflower Casserole


Baked Cauliflower Casserole
Baked Cauliflower Casserole

Baked Cauliflower Casserole


1 head cauliflower, cut into florets (6-8 cups)

1 red onion, thinly sliced, divided

3 medium tomatoes, chopped

¼ cup olive oil

7 eggs

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 tsp cumin

½ tsp dried rosemary

2 ½ tsp dried basil

⅓ tsp turmeric

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 cup flour*

1 ½ tsp baking powder*

¾ cup parmesan cheese, grated

¾ cup sharp cheddar, grated


Preheat the oven to 400℉.

Set aside 4 onion rounds and put the rest in a 13” x 9” baking pan.  Add cauliflower and tomatoes.  Toss with olive oil.  Roast in the oven until cauliflower is very tender, 30-40 minutes, turning every 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.

Whisk together eggs, sesame oil, cumin, rosemary, basil, turmeric, salt and pepper.

Blend flour and baking powder and whisk into egg mixture.  Whisk in cheese. Gently fold in vegetables trying not to break up cauliflower.

Place mixture in a greased 13” x 9” pan lined with parchment paper.  Arrange reserved onion rings over the top.

Bake in 400℉ oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.  Allow to rest for 20 minutes before slicing.

This dish can be served warm or at room temperature.

*Make this dish gluten-free by substituting the wheat flour for ¾ cup almond flour.  Increase the baking powder to 1¾ tsp.

6 servings, 395 calories per serving

Hack:  Leftover portions can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or frozen for future use.


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8 Replies to “Baked Cauliflower Casserole”

  1. Oh my goodness, this recipe actually makes me want to try cauliflower, because I might actually enjoy this. Never been a big vegetable eater, but honestly this sounds delicious. I may try this when I make your caramel sauce Saturday. Thanks for another great recipe idea! I have weekend plans for this.

    1. Cauliflower has a very mild flavor that is easily overpowered by other ingredients.  This makes it a great way to “sneak in” a few veggies, even if you’re not a fan.  In this particular recipe, I was surprised to find that I wouldn’t have even known that it contained cauliflower!  Please check-in after you prepare it and let me know if you agree.

  2. wow, thank you for sharing this amazing recipe, I feel hungry just after looking at this picture, ill definitely prepare something like this with my wife in the near future. I just wrote all of these down in my diary so ill get back to it soonest. I really enjoy going through your page, is there any way I could subscribe to your posts

    1. I hope you enjoy this casserole.  I particularly like these sorts of recipes because I can eat the leftovers later in the week.  It really saves time!

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  3. Who doesn’t like casserole and to top that off with cauliflower, that sounds amazing! This dish sounds like a perfect healthy dish that packs with all the nutrients. I can see myself enjoy this with my husband over dinner. I am going to go to the store and give this recipe a try. Thanks!

  4. Oh my goodness! Just a picture of this looks delicious! As soon as I saw it on your website I had no choice but to click on it and see what it was and how to make it. From how much you see me on your website it is probably needless for me to say that I will be trying this out myself. I am not being disappointed with any of your recipes and I am confident that I won’t ever be

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