Cheesy Romanesco Cauliflower Bake

Cheesy Romanesco Cauliflower Bake

The crazy-looking romanesco cauliflower is back this week! This cheesy side dish is hard to resist once it comes out of the oven. Give it a try if you're at a loss of what to do with your romanesco. 

Cheesy Romanesco Cauliflower Bake


  • Head of romanesco cauliflower
  • 1 cup mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup black olives
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2-3 tbsp capers (optional)
  • Drizzle of oil
  • Pinch of salt and pepper


  1. Cut romanesco florets from stem
  2. Fill a pot with well salted water and boil the romanesco until tender
  3. Transfer the romanesco to a baking dish
  4. Top with mozzarella and olives
  5. Combine the diced garlic, capers, oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Drizzle the mixture over the top of the romanesco
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes


  • Feel free to substitute the mozzarella for whatever cheese you prefer/have on hand