Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Fresh Gremolata

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Fresh Gremolata

Gremolata might be your new favorite condiment.

Gremolata is a classic Italian garnish made from ingredients you might already have in your kitchen: lemon, garlic, and parsley.

On their own, they may seem ordinary, but chopped finely and mixed together and you have a zesty, herbal, garlicky topping. (Ours has diced shallots for even more flavor.)

A spoonful or two on top of meats or vegetables gives foods bright, fresh flavor.

We roasted thick slices of cauliflower so they taste sweet and hearty, then top these “steaks” with gremolata.

Choose a nice, large head of cauliflower for the best results. If you can’t find a large enough cauliflower to cut into thick steaks like this, I recommend cutting it into florets and roasting as directed below.

Pro tip: Keep an eye on cauliflower near the end of the cooking time to prevent burning. Brown, caramelized edges taste wonderful, but once they burn, they’ll taste charred.

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Fresh Gremolata

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Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Fresh Gremolata

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 4 servings, 1 'steak' each
Calories 108 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 4 tsp. olive oil, divided use
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt), divided use
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Meyer lemons, 1 sliced into rounds; 1 finely chopped (including peel)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley
  • 1 medium shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450° F.

  2. Trim 1-inch off end of cauliflower, leaving stem intact. Cut cauliflower into four ½-inch thick slices.

  3. Place cauliflower on a large baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 tsp. oil. Season with ¼ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper. Top with lemon slices.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes. Turn with a spatula. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender-crisp and browned.

  5. While cauliflower is baking, combine remaining 2 tsp. oil, chopped lemon, parsley, shallot, garlic, remaining ¼ tsp. salt, and remaining ¼ tsp. pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.

  6. Top each cauliflower steak with 1 heaping tsp. of lemon mixture.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Fresh Gremolata
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 351mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Vegetable
1 Condiment

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb
½ Fat

Body Beast Portions
3 Vegetable
½ Fat

Portion Fix Containers
2 Green
1 tsp.

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Photos by Kirsten Morningstar