Loaded Grilled Cauliflower Recipe

Loaded Grilled Cauliflower Recipe

How To Make Loaded Grilled Cauliflower

This loaded grilled cauliflower recipe is made from thinly sliced cauliflower seasoned with spices and topped with cheese and bacon upon serving.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2large heads cauliflower
  • ¼cupsextra virgin olive oil
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tsppaprika
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2cupscheddar,shredded
  • ranch dressing,for drizzling
  • 8bacon slices,cooked, crumbled
  • 2tbspchives,finely chopped


  1. Remove and discard leaves from each cauliflower head, then trim the stem so that the cauliflower can lie flat on the cutting board.

  2. Cut each cauliflower into thick steaks about ¾-inch thick. Reserve any loose florets to cook with the steaks.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic powder, and paprika. Season mixture with salt and pepper.

  4. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium heat. Brush one side of each steak with olive oil mixture and place the brushed side down on the grill.

  5. Brush the top sides with olive oil mixture and cook until tender and both sides are charred in spots for about 8 minutes per side.

  6. Top each cauliflower with cheese and cook until melted. Toss any extra florets in the olive oil mixture and grill, turning often, until charred and tender for about 6 minutes.

  7. Drizzle cauliflower with ranch dressing, then sprinkle cooked bacon and chives on top.


  • Calories: 740.92kcal
  • Fat: 60.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.86g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 25.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.07g
  • Fiber: 9.00g
  • Sugar: 8.86g
  • Protein: 31.58g
  • Cholesterol: 105.60mg
  • Sodium: 1305.42mg
  • Calcium: 550.95mg
  • Potassium: 1458.94mg
  • Iron: 2.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 190.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 203.32mg
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