Roasted Lemon Pepper Cauliflower Steaks, Vegan, Gluten Free, Low Carb

Roasted Spicy Lemon Cauliflower Steaks (Vegan, Gluten Free, Flour Free):

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 large cauliflower head
  • 1/3 cup grapeseed oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • Fine sea salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cut cauliflower lengthwise through the core into 4 equally thick "steaks."
  4. Place cauliflower steaks onto the parchment lined baking sheet.
  5. Whisk oil, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper together in a bowl.
  6. Brush 1/2 of the oil mixture on top of the cauliflower steaks.
  7. Roast cauliflower steaks for 15 minutes.
  8. Gently turn over each steak (gently!).
  9. Brush cauliflower steaks with remaining oil mixture.
  10. Roast until golden (about 15-20 minutes).

Recipe Notes

*If you're in a curry mood, try substituting the lemon juice and red pepper flakes for 1 Tablespoon of Curry Powder - curry and cauliflower make an amazing combination!