How to cook cauliflower in the oven

Fresh Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a source of beneficial ingredients and vitamins. The protein content in it is several times greater than in white. It has a lot of useful macro- and microelements. For example, the iron content in it is greater than in peas, lettuce or pepper. Due to the presence of tartronic, malic, citric acid, as well as pectin and enzymes, it is necessary to maintain health. Having a low calorie content, it is consumed by people who are overweight.

She also has healing properties:

  1. Strengthens the walls of blood vessels, cleanses the body of harmful cholesterol.
  2. Helps improve digestion. Gentle fibers cleanse the digestive system, improve bowel function. Glucafarin in the composition prevents the development of gastritis and ulcers.
  3. It is very useful for pregnant women, as it contains folic acid and other B vitamins, which has a beneficial effect on the development of the child.
  4. It has a preventive effect on the development of cancer. The presence of glucosinolate slows the growth of cancer cells.
  5. It has anti-inflammatory properties.
  6. Improves heart function.
  7. Fully absorbed by the body.

In addition to useful qualities, it is also a very tasty vegetable that can be consumed in different forms: bake, steam, boil. It goes well with other products, so it is introduced into the composition of various dishes.

Calorie content

Cauliflower - a low-calorie vegetable - 30 kcal per 100 g. Roasting in the oven with cheese, egg and sour cream increases it to 94 kcal, but varies from the percentage of fat content of sour cream and cheese. When supplementing the recipe with other products, their individual energy value is taken into account to calculate calories.

Classic recipe with cheese

Cauliflower under cheese

Cauliflower is combined with meat, vegetables. From it you can cook various dishes. The classic recipe is taken as the basis and, given the preferences of the family or guests, the composition and quantity of the ingredients changes.

Servings: +6
  • cauliflower 1 head out
  • chicken egg 1 PC
  • hard cheese 230 g
  • sour cream 100 g
  • vegetable oil for lubrication
  • salt pepper taste
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 66 kcal
Proteins: 4.7 g
Fats: 3.5 g
Carbohydrates: 4.5 g
40 minVideo
  • Wash the cabbage, cut into pieces and boil in salted water for 4-6 minutes. Drain, cool.
  • Grease the baking dish with butter. Put boiled cabbage into it.
  • Separately mix the egg and sour cream until smooth. Pour the vegetable.
  • Grate cheese and sprinkle on top.
  • Cook at 180 ° C for about half an hour.

Garnish with chopped herbs before serving.

Cauliflower with egg in batter

Cabbage cooked according to this recipe has an advantage over the fried version. Firstly, it is less caloric. Secondly - lower consumption of cooking oil.

  • Cabbage - head (500-600 g).
  • Two eggs.
  • Salt.
  • Flour - a couple of tablespoons.
  • Pepper.
How to cook:
  1. Divide the washed cabbage head into pieces and boil for several minutes in salt water.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and gradually pour the flour into them. Stirring, bring to a state of consistency of thick sour cream.
  3. Grease a baking sheet or cover it with baking paper.
  4. Alternately dipping slices of vegetable in batter spread on a sheet.
  5. Cook at 180 ° C for at least 25 minutes.
Video cooking

Cauliflower Casserole

A healthy diet dish. Will appeal to lovers of vegetables.

  • Cabbage - head about 500 g.
  • Salt.
  • Eggs - a couple of pieces.
  • Milk - ½ cup.
  • Pepper.
  • Ham - 100-150 g.
  1. In salted water for about five minutes, boil the cabbage previously washed and cut into pieces.
  2. Drain the liquid, cool the rest.
  3. Put slices and chopped ham on a greased baking dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the eggs with milk. Add salt and pepper. You can use any spices that you like. Add finely chopped dill.
  5. Pour the cabbage.
  6. Bake at 180 ° C for at least a quarter of an hour.

Kulebyaka with cabbage

The stuffing contains minced meat: chicken, pork, veal. Only the calorie content of the finished product will change.

Ingredients for the dough:

  • Water and milk - half a glass.
  • Flour - 450-500 g.
  • Two eggs.
  • Sugar - a couple of tsp. spoons.
  • Yeast (dry) - 20-25 g.
  • Salt - half tsp. spoons.
  • Sour cream - a couple of st. l spoons.

Ingredients for the filling:

  • Cabbage is the head.
  • Stuffing - 200-250 g.
  1. Mix milk and water. The fluid should be warm. Spread the yeast.
  2. Add salt, sugar and a little flour, mix and cover with a towel.
  3. When the yeast begins to ferment, prepare the dough. Add the beaten egg, the remaining flour and knead the dough.
  4. Leave to warm in a bowl, covering with a towel.
  5. While the dough is coming, we are preparing the filling. Fry the meat in slices and cook the minced meat, salt, sprinkle with pepper.
  6. Boil cauliflower in salted water.
  7. In a special greased baking dish we spread part of the dough.
  8. Put the cabbage in the next layer.
  9. Roll out the rest of the dough and cover the filling. Wrap the edges.
  10. Grease the top layer of dough with a beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  11. Cook at 180 ° C for about half an hour.

Useful Tips

  • You can add cheese, slices of ham or mushrooms to the kulebyaki filling.
  • To diversify the classic casserole, you can add boiled or fried chicken, ham. Of vegetables, boiled asparagus beans, fried mushrooms, tomatoes are perfect.
  • So that the inflorescences do not darken during the cooking process, pour a little lemon juice.
  • When steaming, more nutrients are stored than when boiling. Steamed cabbage can be used in casseroles.
  • You can prepare cabbage for the winter to please your family with your favorite dishes out of season.
  • You can bake the whole vegetable. To do this, it is necessary to boil, cool, carefully stuffed with meat, ham, mushrooms. Place in the oven, sprinkled with cheese. A festive and original dish is ready.

How not to use such a beautiful, healthy and tasty cabbage for the family ?! And how many beautiful holiday dishes can be made from it at home! The main thing is to include imagination and experiment, taking as a basis the classic recipe. If you wish, you can come up with your own specialty dish and surprise guests with it.

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