roasted spicy cauliflower steak

roasted spicy cauliflower steak

What’s not to love about roasted cauliflower steak! Easy. Quick. Takes just a few ingredients. Healthy. And, absolutely stunningly delish!

Cauliflower Steaks Recipes

This is about THE simplest of recipes. Well, other than the biscuit waffles, which is basically ONE ingredient for this recipe. Yeah, you heard that right!

But, wait, I have another super easy cauliflower recipe. Just two ingredients and salt/pepper. You’re going to roast spicy red curry cauliflower steaks! 

How to Cut Cauliflower Steaks

OK, cutting these cauliflower steaks. Here are some guidelines and rather me explaining, just watch these techniques.

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What to Serve with Cauliflower Steaks

OK, when it comes to what to serve with this roasted spicy cauliflower steak, well, the options are endless! From a simple grated parmesan or asiago cheese to diced roasted tomatoes, anything goes. It’s all about what your palate loves. And, don’t forget about stacking your toppings on your steak. Maybe several things1  

Tasty Fried Cauliflower

You can pan sear, on high heat and a cast iron skillet, these cauliflower steaks then finish off in the oven. Or you can cover with a lid after getting that golden brown sear, reduce the heat, cover with a lid and finish on the stove top. Just a tip, don’t over cook. You want to keep the ‘steak’ al dente and you don’t want it becoming mooooshhheeeee and falling apart! 

Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan

Of course, anything with parmesan on it has to be tastier. And, that’s what you’ll find with this roasted cauliflower. But, if you want more cheesy gooey, then go for something like mozzarella. Put it on top the cooked cauliflower then let it melt in the oven for ooooeeey goooeeeee goodliness! Don’t forget a healthy few twists of cracked pepper. 

Recipe for Cauliflower Steak

Once you make this recipe for cauliflower steak, you’ll be addicted. If you’ve not like cauliflower before, you’ll maybe start wondering why? Hummmmm, maybe it wasn’t the vegetable. Maybe it was the preparation!

And, if you’re totally in love with cauliflower, then check these recipes:

Caramelized Cauliflower & Pears
Kitchari Cauliflower Rice Lentils and Vegetables
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Creamy Spicy Cauliflower Soup

xox ~ally

What's not to love about roasted cauliflower steak! Easy. Quick. Takes just a few ingredients. Healthy. And, absolutely stunningly delish!


roasted spicy cauliflower steak

Yield: About 4 serving 'steak's


  • Preheat oven to 425
  • 1 head cauliflower, trimmed and cut into about four large steak pieces
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil + more for extra drizzling when serving
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic granules
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked hot paprika
  • 2 tsp. black sesame seeds, optional
  • Red Chili Sauce
  • Texas Pete Hot Sauce
  • Blue Cheese Chunky Dressing
  • Any type of dressing, refrigerated is best


Line a cookie sheet pan with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 425.

Pour the olive oil on the parchment paper. Take the cauliflower 'steaks' and coat each one both sides.

In a small bowl, mix together the salt, garlic, onion powder and hot paprika. Sprinkle about equal amounts on each exposed piece of the cauliflower steak.

Roast in a preheated 425 oven about 18-20 minutes. Remove and Serve.

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roasted spicy cauliflower steak

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