Time to embrace cauliflower steak

I know i might sound a bit absurd, but…trust me on this, cauliflower steak is a thing, it exists and you can well fell in love with it. Just give it a try and let me know what you think of it.



High in fiber and Vitamin C this little vegetable must never be absent from your grocery list. This recipe is simple, mouthwatering and can serve as a side dish but as a meal on its own.



  • 2 fresh cauliflowers cut into thick pieces
  • 1 bunch of cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1 pack Acentino Balsamic cream from LIDL
  • 1 pack Alesto walnuts from LIDL
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons canned corn
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 80g tahini
  • 60g olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • salt and pepper


Recipe preparation

  1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Place the cauliflower steaks on the parchment paper and rub with turmeric, paprika, salt, pepper and couple of tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes 180C Gas, flipping halfway through. Then bake for another 4-5 minutes on grill at 190C and keep an eye on them.
  4. For the tahini dressing, in a small bowl mix together the tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, cold water, honey, mustard and salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly until incorporated.
  5. For the cilantro salsa, place the finely chopped cilantro into a medium bowl, with the capers, corn, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  6. When the steaks are done, serve with the dressing, salsa and a final touch with the balsamic cream on top. Finally, crush some walnuts on top.
  7. Enjoy.

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