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Roasted Cauliflower with Butter Sauce- Crispy cauliflower coated in delicious herbed butter sauce is heaven in each bite. Weight Watchers friendly. www.bitesofflavor.com

Roasted Cauliflower with Butter Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower with Butter Sauce is the perfect side dish for any meal.  Crispy cauliflower coated in delicious herbed butter sauce is heaven in each bite. 
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 Large Head Cauliflower
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Light Butter
  • ½ Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil, For garnish


  • Preheat oven to 450°.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut off cauliflower stalk.
  • Slice cauliflower into 1 inch slices.
  • Spread cauliflower into even layer on baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast for 35-40 minutes, flipping halfway through, until both sides are golden brown and crisp.
  • While cauliflower is roasting, melt butter in small saucepan over medium low heat.
  • Add Italian Seasonings and red pepper flakes, bring to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally until the butter has browned.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Add in fresh lemon juice.
  • Pour butter over roasted cauliflower and garnish with fresh basil.


Nutrition is based on the Weight Watchers Freestyle Program guidelines. Nutrition calculated using Weight Watchers calculator.
NUTRITION: Makes 4- (4 SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 101 FAT: 7.5 SATURATED FAT: 2.9 CARBS: 7.6 FIBER: 3.6 SUGARS: 3.5 PROTEIN: 3.1