What to Serve with Roasted Cauliflower: 15+ Dishes

Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can be cooked in a variety of ways. Whether you like it raw, roasted, or pickled, it can make a delicious side to any main dish. But what should you serve with cauliflower? Here’s 15 delicious dishes that pair perfectly with cauliflower.

Adding any of the below 15+ side dishes to your roasted cauliflower will make it a complete meal. From easy roasted chicken to mac and cheese, these dishes are sure to please.

The BEST Dishes to Serve with Roasted Cauliflower

Overhead shot of beef stew in bowl on wood background.
Instant Pot Beef Stew is the perfect cozy meal for chilly days. With this easy recipe, tender chunks of beef, potatoes and carrots cook together in a flavorful sauce with red wine. This hearty and savory dish will be on your menu over and over all season!
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Roasted chicken on grey serving plate with sprig of rosemary and carving fork.
This is the perfect easy roasted chicken recipe. The skin is perfectly crisp and crackly, there’s no basting, and it results in a lovely pan gravy at the finish. Easy enough for a weeknight dinner!
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Overhead shot of mac and cheese in speckled bowl with spoon and grated cheddar scattered about.
This is the BEST Instant Pot Mac and Cheese! Made extra creamy with a secret ingredient plus delicious cheddar & parmesan cheese. It can be made in just 4 minutes with your electric pressure cooker.
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Overhead shot of stroganoff in serving bowl topped with chives.
This traditional Beef Stroganoff recipe features beef cubes slowly cooked in a rich, creamy sauce flavored with wine, brandy and sour cream.
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Plated chicken breasts with herbs and seasoning.
This foolproof recipe makes flavorful and tender air fryer chicken breasts every time, seasoned with herbs and spices.
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Side view of sous vide roast beef sliced and drizzled with creamy mushroom sauce.
Sous Vide Roast Beef is tender, juicy and perfectly cooked every time. It’s a perfect dish for the holidays, especially when it’s served with a Creamy Mushroom Sauce and these easy Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes. 
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Pork chop on plate next to mashed potatoes and gravy.
Make these Crock Pot Pork Chops a part of your weekly dinner plan. They’re foolproof, flavorful, and covered in gravy. Cooking tender and juicy pork chops has never been easier!
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Two smoked beef short ribs in brown bowl on top of mashed potatoes.
Learn how to make Smoked Beef Short Ribs! Smoking them low and slow with a tangy spritz and red wine braising liquid results in delicate and perfectly seasoned meat every time.
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Overhead closeup of steak bites in skillet topped with garlic bits and parsley.
Garlic Butter Steak Bites with Creamy Mustard Dipping Sauce are the perfect appetizer to serve at your next party or serve them up for dinner with a couple sides. The best part? They’ll be on your table in under 15 minutes!
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Overhead shot of baked Shake n Bake pork chops on baking sheet.
These homemade Shake and Bake pork chops are just like the classic dish you used to have as a kid. Pork chops are coated in a tasty breadcrumb mixture and baked until golden brown and delicious.
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Piece of mushroom chicken in white bowl with mashed potatoes and gravy.
Mushroom Chicken is a simple, yet elegant meal to enjoy for quick dinners or fancy events. Pan-fried chicken and mushrooms are smothered in a rich and creamy garlic sauce and ready to eat in just 30 minutes.
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Chicken piccata in skillet.
This 30-Minute Easy Chicken Piccata makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner, but it’s also elegant enough for a dinner party at home. The lemon, garlic, butter sauce will have you licking your plate!
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Side view of sous vide ribeye steak in cast iron skillet topped with compound butter.
Learn how to make the PERFECT Sous Vide Ribeye Steak. With a timing chart for the perfect rare, medium, or well done steak, plus a delicious compound butter to top it with.  
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Baked chicken legs in white serving bowl.
These Oven Baked Chicken Legs are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. No breading needed! Turn to this easy recipe when you need a quick dinner or protein for meal prep.
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Overhead shot of sliced stuffed pork loin.
Looking for an elegant dinner to serve over the holidays that’s not your traditional turkey or ham? This Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin is perfect for the occasion. Plus, it cooks in one baking pan alongside rosemary seasoned potatoes making it extra simple. 
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🕕 How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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What to Serve with Roasted Cauliflower: 15+ BEST Dishes

Cauliflower can make a delicious side to any main dish. But what do you serve with it? Here's 15+ dishes to serve with roasted cauliflower! Switch up your basic roasted cauliflower by making this Roasted Miso Cauliflower. It's a buttery, umami-filled delicious and healthy side dish.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings



  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with a silpator tin foil, if using foil, spray lightly with nonstick spray.
  • Combine the miso, oil, soy sauce, vinegar and red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Whisk well to combine.
  • Toss the cauliflower with the miso mixture and spread in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  • Roast for 25-30 minutes, until well browned. Toss with fresh cilantro and serve immediately, with lime wedges.
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Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 613mg | Potassium: 457mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 69.3mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.9mg

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