Baked Cauliflower Parmesan

Baked Cauliflower Parmesan

Oven Baked Cauliflower Parmesan cauliflower parmesan is a low carb, vegetarian dish with marinara sauce, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese to add a tasty vegetable to your dinner table.

  • 1 head cauliflower, trimmed and sliced into 1-inch steaks
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (we used marinara)
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, divided
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  1. To make the cauliflower parmesan steaks: Preheat your oven to 425°F (225ºC). Arrange cauliflower slices in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet and brush both sides with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Roast the cauliflower steaks, flipping once, until cauliflower is tender and golden, about 30-35 minutes. Remove cauliflower from the oven and top each cauliflower steak with marinara sauce. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella and half of Parmesan.
  3. Switch your oven to broil mode and broil cauliflower steaks until cheese is bubbly and golden for about 3 minutes. Serve the roasted cauliflower parmesan sprinkled with remaining Parmesan, chopped basil leaves, and red pepper flakes.