Cajun Cauliflower "Steak"

RECIPE:

Cauliflower "Steaks"

  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 3-4 tsp Cajun spice blend. (or similar spices)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Tahini Pumpkin Seed Pesto

  • 1 bunch fresh Italian parsley 
  • handful of fresh arugula (or any greens)
  • 2-3 cloves of fresh garlic
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt + pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F and slice your cauliflower into 1-inch “steaks,” leaving the large stem at the bottom so it helps them hold together.
  2. Place "steaks" on a parchment lined baking sheet and rub the "steaks" with avocado oil and spice blend.
  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes, flipping carefully at the halfway point.
  4. While the "steaks" are baking, prepare the Tahini Pumpkin Seed Pesto by adding all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until a creamy sauce is formed.
  5. Plate cauliflower and spread pesto sauce on top.
  6. Garnish with fresh lemon and pumpkin seeds
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