Yield: 8 to 12 servings

 

heads cauliflower, cut into florets (approximately 12 cups)

tablespoons almond or canola oil

teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

½ cup unsalted butter

½ cup sliced almonds

tablespoons fresh lemon juice

½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. In a large bowl, toss together cauliflower, oil, salt, and pepper. Place on a large baking sheet.

3. Bake until brown and tender, approximately 30 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook for 3 minutes; add almonds, and continue cooking until butter is brown, approximately 2 minutes.

5. Remove cauliflower from oven; add to skillet with lemon juice, and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.