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  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 700g cauliflower florets, plus any small, tender leaves
  • 150g soured cream
  • 1½ tsp Tajín, or a mix of ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp mild chilli powder and the zest of ½ lime


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Pour the olive oil, 2 tbsp of the chipotle paste and the garlic granules into a large mixing bowl. Season with salt and mix well. Add the cauliflower florets and toss together. Tip into a roasting dish with any leaves and mix well. Roast for 35-40 minutes or until charred and smoky.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the remaining chipotle paste and soured cream in a serving bowl.

  • STEP 3

    To serve, tip the cauliflower florets onto a serving plate and drizzle over the remaining oil. Scatter over the Tajín and serve with the chipotle soured cream for dunking.


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