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Vegan Roasted Cauliflower with Savory Peanut Sauce

Tender roasted cauliflower is tossed with a savory thai peanut sauce, lime juice, and and prunes or dates!
Author: Amanda Paa
Yield: 5 servings
Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :35 minutes
Total Time :45 minutes


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup sliced prunes or dates
  • Cilantro, crushed peanuts, and lime juice for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Toss cauliflower with olive oil and salt. Spread on large baking sheet, being sure not too crowd.
  • Roast for 25-35 minutes, stirring once, until cauliflower is tender when a fork pierces through it and golden brown.
  • While cauliflower is roasting, whisk together peanut butter, water, vinegar, lime juice, red pepper flakes, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Remove cauliflower from oven, and put on a platter. Sprinkle with prunes, cilantro, and crushed peanuts. Drizzle with peanut sauce. Give entire dish a big squeeze of lime juice all over top. Serve.