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5 from 1 vote

Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower

This is a really good main dish for a vegetarian meal and has plenty of flavour. You could make this recipe vegan by just subbing out the yogurt for a vegan alternative. Ingredients
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: cauliflower, roast, zaatar
Servings: 4


  • 1 head cauliflower leaves removed and sliced into 4-6 thick pieces.
  • 2 tablespoons zaatar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup natural yogurt
  • 1 pomegranate halved and arils removed
  • ¼ cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • zest and juice of ½ a lemon


  • Preheat oven to 200°C. combine the olive oil and zaatar in a bowl and mix to form a paste, season lightly with salt and pepper. Spread evenly over cauliflower pieces.
  • Place onto a lined baking tray and roast for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. In a bowl mix together the lemon juice/zest and yogurt. To serve, top the cauliflower pieces with dollops of yogurt mixture and sprinkle over pomegranate, pine nuts and parsley.