Crispy Baked Cauliflower

Minoo made a side dish to go the Arabic Lentil Soup.  It is an amazing Crispy Baked Cauliflower.  Accompanying the cauliflower were Kale Chips.


The Crispy Baked Cauliflower has a hint of spiciness and they are really crispy. A great finger food and healthy snack.



  • 4 cups cauliflowerets
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened cornflakes, crushed (or bread crumbs)
  • 2 egg whites



Crispy-Baked-Cauliflower-2-300x200Place cauliflower in a saucepan with some water.  Cover and cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until crisp tender.


Crispy-Baked-Cauliflower-10-300x200In a small resealable plastic bag, combine flour, garlic powder, paprika and ground pepper.  Shake to mix the ingredients well.
Crispy-Baked-Cauliflower-4-300x200Arrange 3 plates for the flour mixtures, beaten egg whites and cornflake crumbs.

First, coat the cauliflower with the flour mixture.  Shake off excess flour.

Crispy-Baked-Cauliflower-5-300x200Then roll the cauliflower in the egg whites.
Crispy-Baked-Cauliflower-6-300x200Lastly, coat well with the cornflakes crumbs.
Crispy-Baked-Cauliflower-7-300x200Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.  Bake in a 425F preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.  Serve immediately.

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