I used to dislike cauliflower too, but you’re totally right in that people most often just don’t know what to do with it. Made it tonight with smoked paprika….awesomely good. Making sure your pan is not too crowded will help everything cook through properly. I’ve never frozen it myself, but I would chop the cauliflower and keep it in an airtight container in the freezer for 1-2 months. 2 teaspoons garlic powder 6. My sauce didn’t dry out, it was all perfect…..so perfect I ate 3/4 of it in one sitting. Rinse the cauliflower head and pat dry. Check to see if it fits then place the cauliflower on a cutting board, separate the leaves from the head a little bit and rub the herbs and spices mix all over. Made this for lunch and it was delicious. Place the baking sheet into the preheated oven and let the cauliflower roast for 10 minutes. I would serve it with some healthy carb (rice, potatoes) and a source of protein (tofu, beans). Hi Mary! I’m so happy to hear that So glad you enjoyed it! Give it a good shake to distribute the gravy. I think I will drizzle oil on the cauli before the spices next time, Hi Sue! The flavours are great, but I found it a bit dry, even after roasting for 1.15 hrs. ** For serving: We family style this dish by placing the entire roasted cauliflower on a plate and my husband and I share it along with out meal. This looks like another fab way to try whole roasting a cauli. I am a recipe developer, writer, and author of Simple Vegan Meals and Simple Vegan Smoothies CookBooks. If you follow all the stepts it works. You can also make more cornstarch slurry to add to the gravy. Hi Alex! Our cauliflower wasn’t dry at all, you could roast it for 45-60 minutes instead, but feel free to add some oil if needed . So easy. Have a nice day! And don’t forget to leave a rating! I’ll let you know how it goes! You don’t need to precook the cauliflower. If the cauliflower is not soft, just bake it longer (every oven is different). I love how the potatoes just soak up all that savory gravy. Accidentally used rosemary instead of oregano and it was divine! Baking time may vary depending on your oven, the size of your cauliflower or how soft you want it. Whole roasted cauliflower, a great vegan alternative for the holidays, special occasions or everyday cooking. 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 11. Jump to:Ingredients I think sort sort of magic must occur in the time that raw, unglamorous cauliflower goes into the oven, whole and comes out so wonderful. If you dig onions, you can slice up an onion and add it right in with the carrots and potatoes. After a google search I came across your blog, and am so happy I did! Feel free to use oil instead of tahini (extra virgin oil is my favorite choice, but any oil will do). Keep leftovers covered in the fridge for up to 4 days. Hi Samantha! Comments. While cauliflower is cooking, drizzle 1/4 tsp of olive oil into the small bowl of reserved cauliflower bits that have fallen away from the florets and toss to coat. Cheesy vegan roasted cauliflower made paleo-friendly with nutritional yeast is a simple and easy paleo, whole30, keto healthy side dish, perfect to go alongside any main entree. You can also chop the cauliflower and reheat it in a skillet. If you find the potatoes are drying out, add a little more veggie stock to the pan. The spices are a great combination but somehow this didn’t work for me. Hi Thomas! The tahini paste dried like a shell on the cauliflower which after an hour was still pretty raw in the middle. A food blog with simple, healthy, vegan recipes, Last Updated: Aug 27, 2020 Published: Dec 8, 2019 By: Iosune 44 Comments. Hi Dorothy! You’re so welcome Hope you enjoy it! https://www.damyhealth.com/2015/01/whole-roasted-cauliflower I added maple syrup to the marinade and covered the cauliflower with foil after 20 mins to stop the marinade burning. We have a sesame allergy, Hi Katie! Admittedly, I could eat the gravy by the spoonful. Preheat the oven to 350ºF or 180ºC and bake until warm throughout (ideally covered with aluminum foil). Tahini is not spicy So glad you enjoyed it! I added some chopped cauliflower on top, but it’s totally optional. I can’t handle spicy things, so I used 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar glaze instead of the tahini. Bake for another 30 minutes (uncovered), brushing with more gravy halfway again. Use any herbs or spices you want or have on hand. Be careful not to overcrowd the dish. 1 whol… Home » Vegan Recipes » Whole Roasted Cauliflower. Remove the outer leaves. Yum! Rate this recipe It’s so dang good and tastes CRAZY similar to a traditional pot roast, while of course being 100% vegan. Slice 1.5 thick steaks, you should be able to cut 4 “steaks" from a large head of cauliflower. Sounds wonderful and I’ll give it a try. ★☆ Sounds great So glad you liked it! Can you add to the recipe to precook the cauliflower.. no diner for me tonight . Remove from the heat. https://www.damyhealth.com/2015/01/whole-roasted-cauliflower Avoid overcrowding your dish. (Just click on the stars in the recipe card or drop a comment! Place the cauliflower upside-down and pour 1/3 cup of the gravy into it. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl (except the cauliflower) until well combined. Transfer into the pan and add the water. Have a great day! You can also FOLLOW ME on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, and PINTEREST. My book Cauliflower, which was an early Christmas gift, got misplaced at my Moms. Hi Natasha!! Sounds so good So glad you liked it! Smoked paprika is a must-have in my pantry! This looks amazing! I always try to include some source of plant-based protein, any healthy carb and some veggies in every single meal. This was absolutely delicious Hi Joshua! Remove from the oven and serve while hot. Going slow will ensure that no clumps form. ★☆ Thank you. I put a dish of water in my oven to keep the cauliflower moist. I’ve never frozen it myself, but I would chop the cauliflower and keep in an airtight container in the freezer for 1-2 months. Serve alongside those potatoes and carrots, and perhaps some salad, green bean casserole or stuffing, and that’s a complete meal!