Buttered Ranch Cauliflower Casserole is an easy recipe for a vegetable side dish. Cauliflower is tossed in a buttery mixture seasoned with the popular flavor of ranch dressing, topped with the slight crunch of panko breadcrumbs and then baked to tender perfection.
Cauliflower Casserole Recipe
Cauliflower, the new “it” vegetable, is trending like crazy! Have you noticed that cauliflower is popping up everywhere? Cauliflower pizza crusts, cauliflower mashed potatoes, cauliflower nuggets!
And now this cruciferous vegetable will be trending in your kitchen too with our fabulous vegetable casserole recipe. When you bake your cauliflower in a tangy ranch buttery coating with a crunchy panko topping, our cauliflower casserole recipe will hands-down be your new “it” side dish! Everyone will be saying pass the cauliflower please!
Buttered Ranch Cauliflower is bursting with buttery goodness and flavor! Just four ingredients will get you a delicious side dish that will quickly become a go-to recipe!
There are many reasons why this cousin to cabbage, kale, broccoli and collards is the favorite new kid on the nutrition block.
What does cauliflower taste like?
Cauliflower has a milky sweet, almost nutty flavor.
Is cauliflower good for you?
Yes, cauliflower is good for you because it provides:
- 9 grams of fiber in every 100 calories
- anti-inflammatory benefits
- antioxidant benefits
- cardiovascular benefits
- vitamin C
- vitamin K
How to select a cauliflower
When buying a cauliflower look for heads that:
- Are a clean creamy color
- Feel heavy for their size
- Are surrounded by fresh looking ribbed green leaves
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Buttered Ranch Cauliflower Casserole
- Preheat oven to 425F.
- Combine 5 Tbs. butter and ranch mix in 2-quart baking dish. Add cauliflower and toss until evenly coated.
- Combine panko breadcrumbs and remaining 1 Tbs. melted butter and sprinkle over top of cauliflower.
- Bake 30 minutes or until golden and cauliflower is tender.