GRILLED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS

Published on: 06/17/2020
grilled cauliflower steak with green herbs
grilled cauliflower steak with green herbs

GRILLED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS

Cauliflower is quite the versatile vegetable, as it can play the part of the rice, the steak or vegetable. In this recipe, it is the grilled cauliflower “steak,” but you could easily chop the cauliflower into florets instead and roast in the oven.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4

Equipment

  • grill or roasting pan and oven

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large head of cauliflower trimmed and sliced into about 4–5 slabs
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1/2 –1 cup fresh chopped Italian parsley and/or cilantro
  • pinch of chili flakes

Instructions
 

  • Preheat grill to medium-high. If using a grill basket, place on the grill to preheat as well.
  • Combine garlic, 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, cumin, salt and lemon zest in a small bowl.
  • Rub all over cauliflower steaks.
  • Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil, parsley and chili flakes in a separate bowl.
  • Place cauliflower steaks directly on grill or in grill basket.
  • Grill for 6–7 minutes, basting with olive oil, parsley and chili flakes mixture.
  • Flip over and repeat basting and grilling for about 5–6 minutes.
  • Both sides should appear slightly charred on both sides.
  • Transfer to serving platter and drizzle remaining mixture on top.
  • Sprinkle with extra chili flakes, if desired.
  • ​If roasting, roast at 450 degrees for about 20–25 minutes, basting and flipping about every 5 minutes.

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