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roasted cauliflower with tahini

Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini

  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Roasted cauliflower with tahini is a healthy and easy to make dinner side. Crispy oven-roasted cauliflower florets with caramelized onion are shockingly delicious and bursting with Middle Eastern flavors. Serve it with a flavorful tahini sauce. Paleo and keto-friendly!



Roasted Cauliflower

  • Large head of cauliflower ( cut into florets)
  •  Zaatar-3 teaspoons
  • Paprika- 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil-3 tablespoons
  • Onion ( sliced)-1
  • Salt-as needed

Tahini dressing

  • Tahini-3 tablespoons
  • Greek yogurt-3 tablespoons
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon or as needed


  • Preheat your oven to 400 F (200 C)
  • Place the cauliflower florets on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Drizzle with olive oil, season with zaatar, paprika and salt.  Scatter the sliced onion.  Mix everything to coat.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • Meanwhile, make the tahini dressing. Combine tahini, Greek yogurt, lemon juice and salt in  a small bowl. You might need to add 1-2 tablespoons of water to thin it out a bit. 
  • When the cauliflower is done, remove from the oven and drizzle the dressing over the  cauliflower salad.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Category: Cauliflower recipes
  • Cuisine: Palestinian


  • Calories: 180kcal
  • Sodium: 328 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: roasted cauliflower, cauliflower, tahini