This baked cauliflower is absolutely delightful. The cauliflower is tender, moist, and surrounded by a deliciously crunchy shell of cornbread breadcrumbs and browned coconut. The spicy sauce that it's finished with puts this dish right up at the top of the charts.

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Baked Cauliflower With Spicy Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Calories

997

Ingredients

For the Cauliflower:

  • 17.6 ounces cauliflower
  • 4.4 ounces cornbread or gluten-free bread crumbs
  • Generous 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup, plus 1 3/4 tablespoons buckwheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon of non-dairy milk
  • Peanuts, for garnish
  • Chili paste, for garnish

For the Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 6 tablespoons non-dairy milk
  • 3 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 3 teaspoons nutmeg
  • Pepper, to taste
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Preparation

  1. Place the breadcrumbs and the coconut flakes in a greased pan and brown them.
  2. Remove the pan from the stove and set aside.
  3. Add the flour, turmeric, paprika, salt, and pepper to a deep bowl and mix them.
  4. Add the milk and the buckwheat and mix them until they form a thick batter.
  5. Coat the cauliflower with the batter and then toss it in the breadcrumbs and coconut mix.
  6. Place the cauliflower on a baking tray covered with baking paper and bake it at 425°F for 35 minutes or until they are crispy.
  7. In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for the spicy sauce and brush the baked cauliflower with it.
  8. Bake the cauliflower for 10-15 minutes more and top it with peanut butter and chili.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 997 | Total Carbs: 147 g | Total Fat: 32 g | Total Protein: 38 g | Total Sodium: 488 g | Total Sugar: 62 g Garnish not included in nutrition information. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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