Curried Whole Cauliflower

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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.

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 20


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 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

calories 103
fat 6 g (1 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 8 mg
carbohydrates 12 g
protein 2 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 404 mg
potassium 271 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (72% daily value)

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 vegetable, 1 fat

From EatingWell March/April 2012