Roasted Cauliflower Bites with a Mint Dip

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These roasted cauliflower bites with a mint dip are a tasty vegetarian appetizer or side dish! Ready in 30 minutes.

Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes | Total Time 30 minutes



  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 dashes Italian seasoning
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint chopped + extra for garnish
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 450F and move the rack to the top third of the oven. Line a baking sheet with foil for easy clean-up.
  2. Cut the cauliflower into bite-size florets and place them in a large Ziploc bag. Add the olive oil and seasonings to the Ziploc and toss/shake until it’s evenly distributed. Arrange the cauliflower evenly on the baking sheet.
  3. Pop the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the dip ingredients together in a small bowl and refrigerate until needed. When serving, you can sprinkle the cauliflower with extra fresh mint if you like.

Recipe Notes

  • Serves 4 as an appetizer.

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