BBQ grilled cauliflower steaks topped with a homemade roasted carrot romesco sauce finished with a squeeze of lemon and fresh parmesan.
Paired with a delicious seasonal roasted carrot romesco that goes beautifully with grilled vegetables and just about anything else. It’s the perfect combination as cauliflower has a very mild taste it highlights anything its paired with. The sauce really stands out here.
Cauliflower is so versatile and makes for a great meatless alternative that’s affordable. Its been used in many ways to replace meat in meals such as in this recipe and whole grains commonly seen as cauliflower rice. For other cauliflower based recipes here are some of our go-to’s Buffalo cauliflower sliders, mango lime cauliflower rice bowl, and roasted veggie wrap.
There isn’t much preparation required here. The most tedious is the sauce which can be completely made in advanced and kept cool until ready to use. The sauce may thicken slightly, simply add a bit of water and give it a good stir to bring it back to its original consistency. The rest is just to cut the cauliflower into “steaks” we’re referring to cutting 4 pieces out of the head that are about 1 inch thick with the florets intact, season them with olive oil and salt and pepper. That’s it. The cauliflowers do require you to be careful when handling and transferring from the cutting board into the foil and to the BBQ. Be sure to get a good grip on them.
It’s the start of Spring going into Summer which is why this recipe is designed for the grill. It’s paired here with shishito peppers which are also in season during this time and are great for grilling. They also require the same amount of cooking time as the cauliflower so there is no additional time required. For the pepper they are seasoned the same way as the cauliflower and cooked until blistered. We do enjoy these as well as a light snack prepared on the grill or in the oven in some foil and served with a soy sauce dressing similarly to edamame.
If you don’t have access to a BBQ- no need to worry this can totally be done in your oven! Set the oven to 400 degrees F and cook for 30 minutes un covered flipping halfway.
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