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Whole Grilled Cauliflower with Bang Bang Sauce

This whole Grilled Cauliflower brings out and enhances the inherent nuttiness and sweetness in this underutilized vegetable. After cooking on in-direct heat in a completely hands-off manner, the fork tender cauliflower is drizzled with a craveable, slightly sweet, with a hint of heat, Bang Bang Sauce that will temp you to lick you plate!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Whole Grilled Cauliflower with Bang Bang Sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 105kcal


  • 1 Head Cauliflower, cored and quartered
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • Bang Bang Sauce Bang Bang Sauce Recipe


  • Preheat the barbecue grill or oven to 350 degrees or a medium heat.
  • Rinse, core, and quarter the cauliflower.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and smoked paprika.
  • Brush on all sides of the cauliflower.
  • Roast on indirect heat (not over the grill flame) for 30-40 minutes or until for tender.
  • Drizzle with Bang Bang Sauce and garnish with green onions if desired.


Bang Bang Sauce Recipe
This recipe can also be cooked in a preheated oven at 350 degrees. Place cauliflower on an oiled baking sheet and roast for 30-40 minutes until fork tender.


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg