Flavour Fridays

Roasted Cauliflower Taco

by Simply Chef on Aug 19, 2022

Roasted Cauliflower Taco

Roasted Cauliflower Taco

Recipe by: aishascooking

These roasted cauliflower tacos are one of our favorite options for Taco Tuesday! They're finished with a nutty sauce, pickled red cabbage, fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime for freshness. 


 Roasted Cauliflower:

  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic power (optional)


Nut Cilantro Sauce:

  • handful cilantro
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • Pinch of Salt



  • 8-10 Tortillas of choice
  • Graniches: Pickles, lime, coriander





  1. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  2. Break the cauliflower in to small florets in a large bowl. Add spices and oil, toss until well coated.
  3. Spread evenly on baking sheet and roast for 30-35 minutes, rotating the pan and stirring cauliflowers halfway through.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool.


Nut Coriander Sauce:

  1. Add the cilantro, nuts, garlic and oil into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. To assemble tacos, start with a warm tortilla, followed by a layer of garlic sour cream or mash avocado, then pickled red cabbage, then cauliflower, then cilantro sauce, then any garnishes.


Recipe created and shared by Aisha @Aishacooking, to check out more recipes you can visit her page or her Youtube channel for step by step instructions