Roasted cauliflower lined in a creamy sauce of lemon, garlic and tahini after which topped with tart pomegranate seeds, parsley and crunchy pine nuts. The flavour mixture of creamy, easy, tart and nutty all come collectively to create one very scrumptious dish. Serve it heat or at room temperature. This scrumptious roasted cauliflower with tahini is Paleo, Whole30, Grain Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Particular Carbohydrate Weight loss plan Authorized.
I like when a meal which you anticipate to be like each different, turns into a memorable expertise your ideas linger on for years to return. It may be one thing so simple as a scent, a dish or the décor that simply sticks with you.
I had an expertise like this at a tiny gap within the wall restaurant within the again streets of Tel Aviv. Metallic chairs and tables, flooring to ceiling tile and fluorescent lighting couldn’t take away from the unimaginable meal which eternally modified my view on Israeli cooking. Inside seconds of sitting down, our desk was overflowing with small plates of dip, stews, lamb, rooster, greens and salads. The meals continued to reach in an limitless stream for over 2 hours, I used to be in absolute heaven. Every dish (and there should have been over 25) was completely different from the subsequent with various flavours, textures and spices. Considered one of my favorite dishes from the meal was a small plate of fried cauliflower served with tahini sauce and pomegranate seeds, which 5 years later I’m lastly trying to recreate.
Following final weeks Cherry & Tahini Vitality Balls (which I extremely advocate you strive), I used to be left with half a jar of tahini that was calling to me. I roasted the cauliflower to make the dish more healthy, lined it in a creamy sauce of lemon, garlic and tahini after which topped it with tart pomegranate seeds, parsley and crunchy pine nuts. The flavour mixture of creamy, easy, tart and nutty all come collectively to create one very scrumptious dish.
I initially deliberate on serving this sizzling, however was shocked at how good leftovers tasted straight from the fridge the next day. You possibly can both serve this as a heat aspect dish, or chilly salad and it could possibly final for over 2 days within the fridge, and even longer should you retailer the sauce individually. This dish comes collectively in beneath half-hour making it an important aspect dish (and even principal course) to boost your weeknight routine. I hope you take pleasure in!
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Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Lemon Sauce
Roasted Cauliflower lined in a lemon, tahini and garlic sauce and topped with pomegranate seeds, pine nuts and parsley.
- 1 massive head cauliflower
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted
- 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
- 2 tbsp chopped parsley
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 2 tbsp water
- 1/2 tsp honey (sub for 1 medjool date for whole30)
- 1/2 tsp salt
Preheat the oven to 175 levels Celsius (350 levels Fahrenheit)
Reduce the cauliflower into small items and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake within the oven for about 25 minutes or till the florets start to show golden in shade.
Whereas the cauliflower is baking, in a blender add the all the components for the sauce and mix till easy. If the sauce is simply too thick, add a splash of water to skinny it out, it must be a lightweight and fluffy consistency.
As soon as the cauliflower has cooked, take away from the oven and toss with the sauce. High with the chopped parsley, pomegranate seeds and pine nuts earlier than serving.
Energy: 921kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 28gFats: 71gSaturated Fats: 8gSodium: 206mgPotassium: 2448mgFiber: 18gSugar: 22gCalcium: 253mgIron: 8mg