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Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Parmesan - Foil Packet Recipe

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 med. red onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs. garlic , minced
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 sheets heavy duty aluminum foil , 18" x 24"
  • 1 slices lemon , sliced (optional)

Equipment Need at the Campsite

  • Long handled spatula and tongs
  • Knife
  • Shovel

Instructions

Before You Leave Home

  1. Cut cauliflower into bite sized pieces, discarding stems.

  2. Thinly slice red onion.

  3. Mix all ingredients, excluding the parmesan, in a large bowl.

  4. Divide evenly between the foil sheets.

  5. Fold into tent packs.

  6. Toss parmesan into resealable bag.

Cooking at the Campsite

  1. Let fire burn down to coals.

  2. Spread out a two inch layer of coals.

  3. Cook foil packs directly on hot coals for ten minutes.

  4. Remove to indirect (but hot) heat for an additional 30 minutes.

  5. Gently open top of foil packets and sprinkle on parmesan cheese (divided evenly between the two foil packs).

  6. Cook until the parmesan starts to melt (an additional 5 to 10 minutes).

  7. After plating, squeeze a little lemon juice on each serving (optional).