5 from 4 votes
Bowl of Sesame Cauliflower adapted from Anthony Bourdain's recipe
Roasted Cauliflower with Sesame
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Spiced and Roasted Cauliflower is delicious all by itself, but drizzle on a creamy tahini sauce, sprinkle on some sesame seeds and it turns into one heck of an addicting side dish, that is also keto-friendly.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower with sesame, Roasted Cauliflower
Servings: 4
Calories: 211 kcal
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. tahini
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp. warm water
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted white sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. chili flakes
  1. Preheat oven to 450°. while oven is preheating add cauliflower florets to a bowl. In another small bowl, combine oil, salt, coriander, oregano, and pepper and toss it with cauliflower to evenly coat cauliflower. 

  2. Arrange cauliflower in an even layer on a baking tray. Roast cauliflower for 20 minutes, turning sheet and lightly tossing cauliflower halfway through.

  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together tahini, vinegar, and water until smooth.

  4. When done, remove the cauliflower from the oven and add to a large bowl (there will be lots of bowls to wash up but totally worth it) In a large bowl, toss cauliflower with tahini sauce, sesame seeds and chili flakes (chili flakes are optional) to coat evenly. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Cauliflower with Sesame
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2.9g 15%
Sodium 9.5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 7.3g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 3.8g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.