Sous Vide Cauliflower Recipe

by Lisandro
Cauliflower sous vide

Cauliflower sous vide is a simple and easy way to cook cauliflower. You simply place the cauliflower in a container or bag, pour in some water, and seal the bag or container. You then place the bag or container in a water bath and cook the cauliflower until it is tender. Here is the recipe I use regularly to make this dish.

Sous Vide Cauliflower Recipe

Looking to add a nutritious and delicious treat to your next meal? Try the cauliflower sous vide! This easy technique can take your meals to the next level, and it’s perfect for those with dietary restrictions or those looking for an easy, healthy option. Here’s how to cook the perfect sous vide cauliflower:


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


1. Preheat your sous vide machine to 145 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Combine the water, oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
3. Add the cauliflower to the bowl, and stir to coat.
4. Place the cauliflower florets into the sous vide machine, and pour the water mixture over the top.
5. Close the lid of the machine, and set the timer for 30 minutes.
6. After 30 minutes, take the cauliflower out of the sous vide machine, and let it cool slightly.
7. Serve the cauliflower florets warm, topped with your favorite sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there air and water in the bag after cooking?

There are two factors that contribute to the air and water in the bag after cooking. The first is gas bubbles that are created during the cooking process. These gas bubbles are trapped in the food and the water molecules in the air. The second is the water vapor that is released when the food is cooked.

Could I vac and seal cauliflower instead of using a gallon zip bag?

Yes, you could vac seal and seal cauliflower instead of using a gallon zip bag.

How do I finish the cauliflower in the air fryer?

There is no one definitive way to finish a cauliflower in the air fryer, as the cooking method will vary depending on the air fryer. Some users recommend spraying the cauliflower with cooking spray or brushing it with a beaten egg before frying it. Others recommend using a spatula to turn the cauliflower so that it cooks evenly.

What is the best way to finish the cauliflower?

There is no one definitive way to finish a cauliflower, as it can be prepared in a variety of ways. Some people enjoy seasoning and cooking the cauliflower until it is tender, while others prefer to bake or microwave it.


Sous vide cauliflower is a simple, yet incredibly versatile way to cook this cruciferous vegetable. By cooking the way shared by you can be sure that this dish will be perfectly tender and delicious every time.

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