Cauliflower is an incredibly versatile vegetable, with a mild flavor and firm texture that can be used in a variety of dishes. From roasted cauliflower to cauliflower rice and beyond, here are five dishes where cauliflower takes center stage.
1. Roasted Cauliflower Tacos: These tacos are made with roasted cauliflower florets, cooked in a mixture of olive oil and spices. The flavorful combination is perfect for topping tacos or bowls.
2. Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo: This vegan version of classic Alfredo sauce gets its creaminess from blended cauliflower, and its flavor from a combination of garlic, nutritional yeast, olive oil, and lemon juice. Serve it with your favorite pasta for a delicious dinner.
3. Cauliflower “Fried Rice”: This veggie-filled dish swaps out traditional rice for grated cauliflower, which helps to cut down on carbs while adding extra nutrients to your dinner. Add in your favorite veggies and protein for a delicious and nutritious meal.
4. Cauliflower “Mac and Cheese”: This creamy macaroni dish is made with steamed cauliflower, blended into a light sauce that coats the noodles perfectly. Add in some smoked paprika or top with breadcrumbs for an extra crunch.
5. Cauliflower Pizza Crust: This gluten-free pizza crust is made with a base of cauliflower and almond flour, giving it a unique flavor and texture perfect for holding all your favorite toppings. Top it with your favorite combination of veggies and cheese to make the perfect pizza.