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Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4
Calories 150

Cauliflower steaks are easy to make entre that is oven roasted with simple seasonings like salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Serve the vegetable steak with a flavorful sauce or toppings for a customizable dish.

  • 2 heads cauliflower
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  1. Adjust oven rack to the lower third position. Preheat to 500ºF (260ºC).
  2. Remove the outer green leaves from the head of cauliflower and trim the stem.
  3. Using a large knife cut the cauliflower in half lengthwise through the center.
  4. Cut a 1 ½-inch thick steak from each half. If the head is large, carefully cut one more steak from each of the cut sides.
  5. Repeat process with the other head of cauliflower. Trim any florets not connected to the stem. There should be about 4 to 8 pieces total.
  6. Place cauliflower steaks on a rimmed baking sheet.
  7. In a small bowl mix together salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  8. Drizzle olive oil on both sides of each cauliflower steak.
  9. Evenly sprinkle the seasoning mixture on both sides of the cauliflower steaks, about ¼ teaspoon per side.
  10. Tightly cover the baking sheet with foil and bake for 5 minutes.
  11. Remove the foil from the cauliflower and roast for 10 minutes.
  12. Gently flip the cauliflower steak and roast until a golden brown crust forms on both sides, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  13. Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with parsley.
Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 2g
Sodium 625mg27%
Potassium 321mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 3g
Protein 4g8%

Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 165%
Calcium 4%
Iron 3.98%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

  • Depending on the size of the cauliflower head, it may generate 2 to 4 steaks.
  • Pairing suggestions: five-minute chimichurri or pesto sauce.