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How to cut cauliflower

How to Cut Cauliflower

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  • Author: Sonja
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 5 to 6 cups florets 1x


Wondering how to cut cauliflower? Here’s a step by step guide and video that shows you how to cut cauliflower into florets.



  • 1 medium head cauliflower


  1. Remove large leaves from the base of the cauliflower so that the stem is exposed; discard the leaves.
  2. With a paring knife, cut around the stem of the cauliflower.
  3. Break the cauliflower into large florets with your fingers.
  4. Remove any large stems, cutting the cauliflower into smaller florets as needed for the recipe.
  • Category: Knife Skills
  • Method: Cutting
  • Cuisine: N/A

Keywords: How to cut cauliflower, How to cut cauliflower into florets, Cutting cauliflower