Cauliflower Steaks - BBQ flavored
Not a big fan of cauliflower? Well, let me change your mind with this amazing recipe for cauliflower steaks! They taste nothing like regular cauliflower, they're filling and super delicious!
  • For the steak:
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • For the marinade:
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cardamom
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • a pinch of salt
  • For serving:
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tsp pine nuts
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 2 lime wedges
  1. Preheat the oven to 250C.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk all the marinade ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Remove the leaves from the cauliflower, cut off the upper side of the stem from the bottom. Slice the cauliflower into thick slices, about 2 cm thick. You’ll get about 3-4 unbreached steak slices.
  4. Place the steak on the cutting board and brush them generously with marinade. Let sit for about 10 minutes.
  5. Heat a large grill pan brushed with olive oil on medium heat.
  6. Carefully lay the steaks on the baking tray.
  7. Cover the upper side of the steaks with the remaining marinade.
  8. Bake for about 10 minutes per side or until golden.
  9. Serve with lightly toasted pine nuts, chopped parsley and a splash of lime juice with your favorite side dish.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at