Easy 25-Minute Cauliflower Steak Satisfaction

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Cauliflower Steak Recipe
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Discover Flavorful Cauliflower Steaks: A Quick, Customizable Recipe

Looking for a vibrant twist on plant-based dining? Cauliflower steak is your answer. Slicing cauliflower into thick steaks, seasoning, and roasting or grilling creates a dish with a crispy exterior and a tender interior, customizable to your taste. This rising star in vegetarian cuisine offers a hearty, satisfying alternative.

What sets cauliflower steak apart? Cauliflower’s versatility shines in various dishes, from rice to pizza crust. Its unique “meaty” texture, coupled with high fiber content, makes it filling and easily seasoned for robust flavor. Cookbook author Chay Wike praises its caramelization potential, dispelling any concerns of blandness.

Pro tips for perfect cauliflower steaks Ensure your cauliflower steaks stay intact during cooking by mastering the art of cutting. Lydia Sims advises removing leaves, trimming the stem, and keeping the core intact to hold the florets together. Slice even slabs about 1 inch thick from top to bottom. Avoid thin slices that may fall apart during cooking.

Try this easy cauliflower steak recipe: Founder of Healthy Recipes, Vered DeLeeuw, offers an oven-roasted cauliflower steak recipe for a crisp finish. Seasoned with paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and coriander, it’s ready in under an hour.

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium cauliflower heads
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, coriander

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a baking sheet with nonstick foil or parchment paper.
  2. Wash cauliflower heads, trim bottom, and slice into ¾” thick steaks.
  3. Arrange steaks on the baking sheet, coat with oil and seasonings.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, flip, coat again, and bake until crispy or fork-tender (10-15 minutes).

Top it off with these 6 ideas:

  1. Tahini drizzle
  2. Tomato sauce and cheese
  3. Buffalo sauce
  4. Chimichurri
  5. Avocado crema
  6. Barbecue sauce

Elevate your cauliflower steak with these enticing toppings, perfect for a delightful dining experience.

Repurposed article originally published in First for Women

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