Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Tahini Sauce


This recipe is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy cauliflower. Cauliflower steaks are roasted and served with a tahini sauce. The sauce is made with lemon juice, garlic, and tahini. You can also add other seasonings to the sauce such as cumin or chili powder. The steaks are best served with a side of roasted vegetables or a salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup of tahini
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cumin (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of chili powder (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Cut the cauliflower into 4 steaks. Cut the steaks from the centre of the cauliflower, so that they are about 1-inch thick.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, cumin, and chili powder (if using).
  4. Place the cauliflower steaks on a baking sheet and spread the tahini sauce over them. Roast the steaks for 25 minutes, or until they are tender.
  5. Serve with a side of roasted vegetables or a salad.

Potential changes & improvements

You could also try this recipe with broccoli or Brussels sprouts. If you want a bit more of a crunch, you could roast the cauliflower steaks for a bit longer. And if you want a bit more of a kick, you could add more chili powder to the tahini sauce.

What other food it works well with

This recipe goes well with roasted vegetables or a salad. It would also be good with some rice or quinoa.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is to not cut the steaks thick enough. If you don’t cut them thick enough, they will fall apart when you try to roast them. Another common mistake is to not roast the cauliflower long enough. You want to roast it until it is tender, but not so long that it falls apart.

Nutritional Information

This recipe is high in vitamins A, C, and K. It is also a good source of fibre and protein.

Allergens

This recipe contains tahini, which is a tree nut. If you have an allergy to tree nuts, you should not eat this recipe.


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