Have any of you ever just looked in the fridge and think “I have a lot of odds and ends items that need to be used” ?? This is one of those recipes I came up with cleaning out my fridge and thinking just that . I had an extra head a cauliflower that didn’t get used over Easter weekend and some sweet mini peppers on the verge of going bad , the rest is history. Since this is a clean out your fridge kind of dish it is very simple ingredients that most people have on hand, so not a ton of items to buy for one recipe.
I love the flavor of the cauliflower and the sweet peppers roasted together. The olive oil and lemon mixture is simple and just enhances all of the flavors. This is a nice healthy side dish no matter what type of diet you are following. Although this is great if you are following a low carb diet ..it is low in calories also so it is win win . This is as simple as it is delicious!!
First start of by removing the green leaves from the bottom of the cauliflower head but leave the core intact. After washing it slice it lengthwise and place on a parchment lined baking sheet . Wash the mini peppers, cut the stems off, slice lengthwise , deseed and place them in a bowl. Mix olive oil, lemon juice , parsley, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Brush both sides of the cauliflower and pour what is left over the peppers and coat them well. Place the peppers on the baking sheet with the cauliflower and add more salt and pepper if desired. Place the baking sheet in a preheated 400 degree oven and cook for 30 minutes . Flip everything over halfway through the baking process so both sides are nice and roasted.