Prep: 20 minutes; Cook: 30 minutes.Cauliflower could help boost your brainpower. The cruciferous veggie contains the nutrient choline, which has been linked to better decision-making, reasoning, and memory.


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Makes 6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


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  • Preheat oven to 450° with racks in upper and lower thirds. Line 2 large (4-sided) baking pans with foil.

  • Arrange cauliflower on baking pans and drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Roast, switching position of pans after 15 minutes, until golden in spots and just tender (30 minutes total).

  • While cauliflower roasts, mince and mash garlic to a paste and place in a small bowl; whisk in remaining 2 tablespoons oil, olives, lemon zest and juice, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Arrange cauliflower on a platter and drizzle with vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts

145 calories; fat 10.3g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 7.1g; poly fat 1g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 5g; iron 1mg; sodium 135mg; calcium 57mg.