Baked Cauliflower Parmesan with Garlic and Herbs

Description: This Baked Cauliflower Parmesan with Garlic and Herbs is a flavorful and healthy twist on the classic Chicken Parmesan. Roasted cauliflower florets are coated in a savory herb and garlic breadcrumb mixture, baked to golden perfection, and topped with marinara sauce and melted cheese. A satisfying and delicious dish that’s perfect for a meatless dinner option.


  • 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (keto-friendly or almond flour for a low-carb option)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil or parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, beat the eggs. In another bowl, combine breadcrumbs (or almond flour), Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, dried basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Dip each cauliflower floret into the beaten eggs, ensuring they are fully coated.
  4. Roll the cauliflower in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere the coating.
  5. Place the coated cauliflower on the prepared baking sheet, ensuring they are evenly spaced.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the cauliflower is golden brown and tender.
  7. Remove the cauliflower from the oven and spoon marinara sauce over each floret. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top.
  8. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Garnish with fresh basil or parsley, if desired, before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving – serves 4):

  • Calories: 250
  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 15g

Enjoy this Baked Cauliflower Parmesan with Garlic and Herbs as a satisfying and flavorful alternative to the classic Chicken Parmesan. Perfect for those looking for a meatless or low-carb option!