Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower is a delicious dish that will surely impress your family and guests.

Our easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through the process of cooking effortlessly.

The tender cauliflower pairs perfectly with the flavorful minced chicken.

And topped with a cheesy crust and some sweet pepper, it becomes even better!

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Wondering how to stuff a whole cauliflower? It’s simple!

Just carefully place the prepared minced chicken in between the florets.

Gently bend the florets to the side and use your hands or a spoon to fill the gaps.

To create a delicious golden crust, all you need to do is coat the cooked cauliflower with a sour cream and grated cheese mixture.

Get ready to indulge in this hearty and flavorful dish with your loved ones!

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

The addition of red bell pepper takes this dish from ordinary to extraordinary.

The natural sweetness of the pepper beautifully complements the tender minced chicken, rice, and spices.

As you cut into the roasted cauliflower, you’ll be greeted with a stunning pattern.

Just imagine tender florets and the mouthwatering filling in between.

Surprise your loved ones and guests with this incredibly tasty and visually appealing dish!

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

This Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower offers a delightful combination of flavors that truly come alive in the oven.

Not only does this cauliflower dish look fantastic, but it also tastes absolutely amazing!

It’s a fantastic way to enjoy a delicious meal with the whole family.

Garnish it with red bell pepper and parsley leaves, and voila!

A fabulous dish is ready to be savored!

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower – VIDEO RECIPE

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

how to cook Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower?


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To start, preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F). Next, boil the entire head of cauliflower in salted water until it’s halfway cooked.


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While that’s going, peel the onion and finely chop it.


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Give the parsley a good wash, dry it, and chop it up finely as well.

TIPS: If you don’t have fresh parsley on hand, don’t worry! You can easily substitute it with dried parsley. While fresh parsley adds a vibrant touch, dried parsley still brings a pleasant herbaceous flavor to your dish. So, feel free to use whichever option suits your pantry.


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Wash the sweet pepper, remove the stem and seeds, and cut it into strips.

TIPS: If you don’t have fresh sweet peppers, frozen ones can come to the rescue. They are prepped and chopped, ready to be added to your pan or baking dish.


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Now, grab a large bowl and put the minced chicken in it. Add the boiled rice, chopped onion, and parsley, and crack in the eggs. Season everything with salt and black pepper, and mix it all together until it’s well combined.

TIPS: In case you don’t have minced chicken, feel free to replace it with beef, pork, or a combination of both.


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Once that’s done, carefully place the finished filling into the spaces between the cauliflower florets.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Grease a baking dish with oil and place the cauliflower with the filling in it.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Arrange the chopped bell peppers around the cauliflower.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Now, pour 1/2 cup (125g) of water into the baking dish with the cauliflower. Cover the top of the dish with foil and pop it into the preheated oven at 200°C (400°F). Let it bake for about 30 minutes.

TIPS: Looking for some helpful advice on how to preheat your oven and prepare it for baking? Look no further than my articles “How and Why Do You Need to Preheat Oven” and “Top 7 Secrets How to Bake in Oven”.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

While that’s baking, grab a small bowl and put some sour cream in it. Add grated cheese to the sour cream and give it a good stir.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

After 30 minutes, take the cauliflower dish out of the oven and remove the foil. Brush the top of the cauliflower with the sour cream and cheese mixture.

TIPS: When baking cauliflower, you can give it a little extra flavor by greasing it with mayonnaise mixed with grated cheese instead of sour cream.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Put the dish back into the oven, which should now be preheated to 180°C (350°F), and let it bake for another 10 minutes.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Once it’s done, take the dish out of the oven and let it cool slightly.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Sprinkle some chopped parsley leaves over the finished cauliflower for a nice touch.


Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

To serve, cut Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower into equal pieces and enjoy it with the sweet pepper. Bon appétit!

Whole Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower


  • Cauliflower – 1 pc. (1 kg)
  • Sweet pepper – 2 pcs. (350 g)
  • Grated cheese – 1/2 cup (50 g)
  • Sour cream – 2/5 cup (100 g)

for the filling

  • Minced chicken – 1 package (400 g)
  • Onions – 1 pc. (70 g)
  • Boiled rice – 1 cup (150 g)
  • Parsley – 1/4 bunch (13 g)
  • Eggs – 1 pc. (50 g)
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp. (3 g)
  • Ground black pepper – 1/3 tsp. (1 g)


  • Parsley
  • Water – 1/4 cup (63 g)           

Cooking steps:

  1. Boil the whole head of cauliflower in salted water until half cooked.


  1. Finely chop the onion and parsley.
  2. Place minced chicken in a large bowl, add boiled rice, add chopped onion and parsley, and add eggs. Season with salt and black pepper, mix thoroughly.


  1. Carefully place the finished filling into the free space between the cauliflower florets. Place cauliflower with minced meat in an oil greased baking dish.
  2. Cut the sweet pepper into strips. Place chopped bell peppers around the head of cauliflower.
  3. Pour 1/2 cup (125 g) of water into the baking dish. Cover the top of the cauliflower with foil. Bake in an oven preheated to 200°C (400°F) for 30 minutes.
  4. Place sour cream in a small bowl, add grated cheese, stir.
  5. Remove the baking dish from the oven, remove the foil, and grease the top with sour cream mixture. Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (350°F) for another 10 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the finished dish with chopped parsley leaves and serve with sliced sweet pepper.

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