Cauliflower Steaks with Turmeric and Crunchy Almonds


This is a slight variation of a recipe by Antoni Porowski published on Oprah’s Magazine.

  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp Olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, plus 3 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro stems
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice (1 large lime)
  • 6 dates pitted and thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 3 Tbsp roasted salted chopped almonds
  1. Arrange rack in middle of oven and preheat to 425 degrees.
  2. Remove green leaves from cauliflower and discard stem. Cut cauliflower lengthwise into thin slices (3/4 inch thick)
  3. In a small bowl whisk together 1/4 cup olive oil, turmeric, and salt.
  4. Arrange cauliflower steaks and pieces on a baking sheet, drizzle with the oil mixture, and turn it gently to coat.  Roast until golden but not mushy. 25 to 30 minutes
  5. To make the dressing whisk together cilantro stems, honey, remaining olive oil, lime juice and a pinch of salt
  6. Arrange roasted cauliflower on a platter and drizzle with dressing.  Top with dates, cilantro leaves and almonds.
  7. Serve hot

 

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