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An easy and unique simple side dish that is fancy enough to impress guests? Yes please! This Smoked Cauliflower Steaks Recipe introduces a steak-like cauliflower slices brushed with seasoned olive oil and toasted to golden perfection!
It is a good for the body and soul delight that will seep right into your heart in no time! You will have your hands full with a delightful powerhouse for anyone and any occasion!
Warning!! What you are about to explore is highly addictive! But this one is welcomed to stay!
Smoked Cauliflower Steaks
The Perfect Snack
It is always soul-warming when you realize that the most appreciated creations are birthed out of something simple and usually overlooked; and this Smoked Cauliflower Steaks Recipe is the perfect example.
Introducing an abundance of unique textures, insane smoky flavors, and charming presentation, this recipe is about to dominate your dinner table! It is a hearty, healthy, and satisfying plant-based meal with a rocking kick of spices.
Perfect as an entrée, snack, or side dish for the days were your taste buds are craving something extra to munch on. This Smoked Cauliflower Steaks Recipe is guaranteed to be your new family go-to meal!
If you ever give this recipe a chance to blow your mind, drop a comment below and tell me what you think! I would also love to see what magic dust you sprinkled upon your meal!
The best thing about these Smoked Cauliflower Steaks is the serving opportunities they hold within every crunchy bite! Although you can definitely enjoy them in their own glory, why would you limit yourself to the ordinary when you can enjoy a little bit of spice!
Looking for a warmer option? Then a serving of fluffy vermicelli rice, or a steamy bowl of soup is just what you need! Pair those cauliflower steaks with a Mediterranean Lentil soup, hearty Red Lentil soup, a powerful chicken healing soup, or a thick red lentil soup!
The possibilities are literally endless! You are about to make the ordinary mind-blowing!
A Powerhouse of Insane Flavors!
Make This Recipe Your Own!
And just when you think I might run out of ideas on how to make your Smoked Cauliflower Steaks seep into your heart, let me assure you that I still have a few tricks up my sleeve! Personalize this recipe to your heart and taste buds’ desire with just a few tricks!
Turn your cauliflower steaks into a cheesy delight by coating them with a handful of parmesan cheese halfway through roasting. Can you imagine the combination of flavors?
Coating Cauliflower Steaks
Enjoy a fresh bite by coating your cauliflower steaks with a lemon-based dressing! Mix together some minced shallots, Dijon mustard, freshly squeezed lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, and olive oil.
Finally, give this dish a Latin twist by coating your cauliflower with some cayenne pepper, cumin, and coriander; or a sprinkle of Indian dust made of turmeric, curry powder, and garam masala.
A Step By Step Guide Just For You!
A Cauliflower Fan? Check This Out!
At this point, there is no doubt that cauliflower recipes recently came to dominate the cooking scene! And we are not complaining! A hearty delicious serving of cauliflower is the ultimate good-for-the-body, good-for-the-soul treat!
Let’s start with a classic serving of a good old crispy crunchy air fryer cauliflower. This is the mother of simple and quick recipes, and is best enjoyed with a squeeze of some fresh lemon juice! Trust me, the taste does not disappoint!
Celebrate your clean eating efforts with a kicking dish of spicy roasted cauliflower with tahini dressing. This recipe sheds cauliflower’s traditional cloak and turn a worldwide tame vegetable into something fun and savory.
And for the grand finale, allow me to turn a classic guilty pleasure…a little less guilty! A serving of my roasted cauliflower mac and cheese is the ultimate dreamy, cheesy, and soul warming dish!
I bet you weren’t expected a basic vegetable to hold this much power huh?
Roast, Ravish, Repeat!
Few Tips For Perfect Results!
As much as this recipe seems easy and effortless, I might have a few tricks that would help make your Smoked Cauliflower Steaks foolproof!
Tip 1: Make sure you leave the cauliflower stem intact since it will help hold the cauliflower steak together.
Tip 2: Don’t flip your cauliflower steaks while they are browning in the oven. Let’s keep that beautiful presentation intact! You wouldn’t want them to break!
Tip 3: Cover your baking tray with foil during the first few minutes of roasting for tender cauliflower steaks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Cauliflower steaks can be easily stored in an air-tight container in the fridge for about 4 days. To reheat, and although you can use the microwave, I would suggest popping them in the the oven for about 10 minutes.
I think this one is kind of like an inside joke. They are called cauliflower steaks because of the way they are cut into a steak-like shape.
Sure you can! Although there is something charming in cauliflower steaks’ presentation, you can break your cauliflower into florets, line them on your baking sheet, then brush them with seasoning.
The Ingredients You’ll Need
- whole head cauliflower
- chili powder
- smoked paprika
- garlic powder
- dried parsley
- olive oil
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Follow The Instructions!
First, preheat your oven to 400 °F. In a small bowl, mix all of your spices and olive oil and set aside.
Then, remove the green leaves from the root of the cauliflower, wash it, then cut through your cauliflower to make multiple 1 inch slices.
Finally, place your steaks on a prepared baking sheet, brush their top with the seasoned olive oil, then pop them in the oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until they are fork-tender and nicely brown.
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Smoked Cauliflower Steaks Recipe
- 1 whole head cauliflower
- ½ tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- ⅓ cup olive oil
- Preheat oven to 400 °F.
- In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil and all of the spices.
- Remove the green leaves from the root of the cauliflower.
- Slice the washed cauliflower vertically to make 1 inch slices.
- Place the slices on a prepared baking sheet.
- Brush the top of the cauliflower steaks with the seasoned olive oil.
- Bake at 400 °F for about 20-25 minutes.
- Make sure you leave the cauliflower stem intact since it will help hold the cauliflower steak together.
- Don’t flip your cauliflower steaks while they are browning in the oven. Let’s keep that beautiful presentation intact! You wouldn’t want them to break!
- Cover your baking tray with foil during the first few minutes of roasting for very tender cauliflower steaks.