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Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini

This is a delicious vegan side dish or app that has a a great mix of flavors - sweet, spicy, and herby!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 164kcal
Author Mary Smith


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tub Tahini sauce from Trader Joe's
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 4 pitted dates, chopped
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
  • handful sliced almonds


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Slice cauliflower into small florets and add to a foil-lined baking sheet. Toss with 1 tbsp olive oil and the salt and pepper to coat.
  • Roast for 20 minutes, remove from oven. Meanwhile, add the remaining ingredients except for the almonds to a small saucepan and bring to a slight boil over medium low heat.
  • Simmer on low, stirring frequently, until the cauliflower is done. Add the cauliflower to a large bowl, pour the sauce over top, and mix to combine. Add sliced almonds on top and serve!


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 674mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 363IU | Vitamin C: 94mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg