How To Make Pan-roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Sauce Vierge

Video: How To Make Pan-roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Sauce Vierge

  • serves 4
  • Easy

These pan-roasted cauli steaks with sauce vierge are a great way to use this on-trend ingredient. They're vegetarian, ready in 30 minutes and under 300 calories




  • cauliflowers 2
  • olive oil for frying
  • butter for frying
  • olive oil
  • baby plum tomatoes 16, diced
  • shallot 1, finely chopped
  • small capers 1 heaped tbsp
  • basil a handful, chopped
  • flat-leaf parsley a handful, chopped
  • lemon ½, juiced


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Cut 2 thick slices from the middle of each cauliflower and keep the rest to eat later.

  • Step 2

    Heat a little oil and butter in a pan then cook the cauli on both sides until golden. Transfer to a non-stick baking sheet and season. Roast in the oven for 10-15 minutes until tender.

  • Step 3

    To make the sauce vierge, mix all the ingredients with 5 tbsp olive oil and season. Take the steaks from the oven, spoon over the sauce and serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 210
  • Fat 18.1g
  • Saturates 3.6g
  • Carbs 6.8g
  • Fibre 2.9g
  • Protein 3.5g