Curried Whole Cauliflower

Curried Whole Cauliflower

In this quick three-ingredient recipe you coat a whole head of cauliflower with mayonnaise and curry paste, then cover and cook it in the microwave. The results are amazing! Try it with any type of curry paste.

From EatingWell: March/April 2012
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 20


  1. 1 large head cauliflower
  2. 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  3. 2 tablespoons curry paste


  1. Remove leaves from cauliflower and trim the woody core. Place the whole head in a microwave-safe glass bowl large enough to hold it.
  2. Mix mayonnaise and curry paste in a small bowl. Spread the mixture evenly over the cauliflower.
  3. Cover the bowl with a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on High until tender, 6 to 9 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 2 minutes more. To serve, cut into 4 portions or break into bite-size pieces.


Nutrition Per Serving: 103 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 8 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber; 404 mg sodium; 271 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (72% daily value)

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat