Spiced Caramelized Cauliflower Florets

12 servings

1 large head cauliflower (about 3 lbs.) cut into florets
4 T. unsalted butter, melted
1 t. sugar
½ t. salt
½ t. freshly ground pepper
½ t. sweet paprika
½ t. hot paprika
¼ t. cinnamon
coarse salt for sprinkling

Preheat the oven to 500°.  In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower with the butter.  In a small bowl, combine the sugar, salt , pepper, sweet and hot paprika and the cinnamon.  Toss the spices with the cauliflower until evenly coated. Spread the cauliflower on a baking sheet in a single layer.  Roast for 20 minutes, stirring once or twice, until the florets are crisp-tender and caramelized.  Mound the florets on a serving platter or in a colorful glass bowl and sprinkle with coarse salt.  Serve hot or warm with toothpicks.

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