Easy Cauliflower and Red Onion Bake

Easy Cauliflower and Red Onion Bake

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Recipe by Helen Jackson Difficulty: Easy


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Cheese, onion and cauliflower make perfect partners in this dish that combines simple ingredients, herbs and spices to deliver a tasty dinner that serves 5 for just $14!


  • 1 small head of cauliflower – or half a large one.
    (You can substitute fresh with approx 250 gms of frozen cauliflower florets – defrosted)

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 7 eggs

  • 1/2 cup cream

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1/2 cup grated tasty cheddar cheese

  • 1 red onion sliced into thin rings

  • 1 cup cooked long grain white rice


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Grease a 20 x 28cm baking dish
  • Divide the cauliflower into florets and arrange in a roasting dish.
  • Drizzle with oil, season with salt, cumin, paprika, coriander and cayenne and bake for 15 minutes until the cauliflower is starting to colour.
  • Whisk the eggs together with the cream in a large bowl and stir through the cheeses.
  • Arrange the cauliflower and onion in the baking dish and scatter over the rice. Pour over the egg and cheese mixture.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the egg is just set. Allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

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