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Cheesy cauliflower popcorn recipe

RECIPE OVERVIEW

Who'd have thought that munching on a head of cauliflower in front of Friday night TV could be so addictive? These moreish little bites will have you crying out for more. Use a vegetarian hard cheese in place of the parmesan if preferred. Or, for an Asian twist, try tossing the cauliflower pieces in 2 tablespoons of your favourite curry paste instead of the oil, paprika and cheese.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 2 people

  • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Paprika
    (optional)
  • 50 g Parmesan Cheese
    finely grated
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 - SuperValu Cauliflower

Method

This recipe will serve 2 - 4 people

  1. Preheat the oven to 200oC/gas mark 6.
  2. Trim the cauliflower and cut it into tiny florets, the size of popcorn. Toss in a large bowl with the oil, paprika, if using and some salt and pepper until evenly coated. Tip out onto a large roasting tray and arrange in a single layer.
  3. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Toss occasionally and sprinkle the cheese over for the last 5 minutes. The cauliflower should be golden and tender.
  4. Divide evenly between individual serving bowls or popcorn boxes and serve at once.

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