Husband: Whats for dinner tonight?

Me: Steak

Husband: What? I believed it was Meat Free Monday

Me: It is – we’re having Cauliflower Steaks!!

Husband: What *?!*#*?!

Taa daa – scrumptious cauliflower steaks…

I all the time consider cauliflower as a winter vegetable

But once I was in Alfalfa House final week, there have been a number of within the fridge and so they weren’t too costly

So I grabbed a pair as I used to be fairly certain it will be some time till I see them once more

Cauliflowers are so common now, which I simply love as they’re additionally extremely wholesome for you

Whilst we normally affiliate wholesome meals with having numerous color, cauliflower regardless of being just about white are extremely wholesome

Cauliflowers are a part of the Brassica household of greens – additionally referred to as cruciferous veggies – which incorporates kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and extra – this group is a stand-out relating to well being advantages

Including the truth that they’re wealthy in nutritional vitamins and minerals similar to folate and vitamin Ok, a wonderful supply of phytonutrients — plant-based compounds that may assist to decrease irritation and cut back the chance of growing most cancers and so they’re excessive in fibre

One of my favorite methods to serve cauliflower is roasted, however right this moment I made a decision to barbecue it

Especially because the climate is hotter, so I’m much less inclined to show the oven on

Barbecued cauliflower is completely scrumptious – plus it cooks pretty shortly

And this fast and simple to make romesco sauce is a scrumptious accompaniment

tremendous easy romesco sauce components…

BTW, if there’s any sauce left over it’ll maintain within the fridge for as much as one week

Its such a flexible sauce that you need to use as a dip, unfold it on toast or serve with different roasted or barbecued veggies

So subsequent time you hearth up the bbq, throw on a cauli steak

Your physique will thanks for it!

 

Barbecued Cauliflower Steaks with Romesco Sauce

 

Author:

  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • Three-Four tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Three roasted capsicums (approx 1 cup, 200 grams)
  • ½ cup (80 grams) toasted cashews
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Persian feta or toasted hazelnuts, non-compulsory
  1. Cut cauliflower in half, then minimize every half in half size methods to make 2 cauliflower ‘steaks’
  2. You may also prepare dinner the spherical finish bits, or put aside and use for one thing else
  3. Brush either side with a bit oil, season with salt and pepper and place on a medium-hot barbecue
  4. Cook on both sides for approx 10 minutes, relying on how thick your steaks are and the way scorching the bbq is
  5. Alternatively you’ll be able to roast them at 220 levels C for round 30-40 minutes, flipping as soon as about midway by means of, till golden brown
  6. While the steaks are cooking, make the romesco sauce
  7. Place capsicums in meals processor together with cashews, garlic and salt
  8. Puree till clean
  9. Then drizzle in 1-2 tablespoons additional virgin olive oil, if you happen to can, whereas the motor is operating
  10. Continue to mix till nicely mixed
  11. Either high steak with romesco sauce, or unfold sauce over the bottom of a plate and place cauliflower steaks on high
  12. Garnish with recent herbs and feta or hazelnuts if you happen to like
  13. Enjoy

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high steaks with romesco sauce and Persian feta as nicely, if you happen to like – garnish with recent herbs

BTW, if like us you eat natural and cauliflowers are not accessible

Replace the cauliflower with broccoli

Broccoli steaks are nice too!

cauliflower sliced into ‘steaks’

YUM!

 

 

 

 

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