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Cauliflower Steaks with Microgreen Sauce


Featured Clayton Farms Greens: Broccoli Microgreens


Cauliflower Steaks:

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Microgreen Sauce:

  • cauliflower bits and pieces (reserved from head slices.about 3 Cups)
  • 1⁄2 cup canned chickpeas – drained
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1⁄2 tsp onion powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 cup broccoli microgreens
  • milk (as needed)
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Remove leaves from cauliflower head and carefully slice 2, 3⁄4 to 1-inch-thick slices from center of the head.Reserve all the rest of the cauliflower head bits andpieces for the sauce. The bits and pieces will yield about3 Cups worth.
  • Place the slices on an oiled baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, smoked paprika and onion powder together. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Brush 1⁄2 of the oil mixture on the cauliflower slices and bake for 10 minutes.
  • During this time, start preparing the sauce.
  • In a medium saucepan with a lid on, bring the chicken stock to a boil and add the cauliflower bits. Gently boil for 10 minutes until the cauliflower has softened.
  • Remove the cauliflower from the oven and flip the slices over. Brush the remaining 1⁄2 of the oil mixture on the slices and return to the oven. Lower the oven temp to 400 degrees and bake for 15 more minutes.
  • Pour the boiled cauliflower and all the cooking liquid from the saucepot into a blender. Add the chickpeas, onion powder, garlic powder, butter, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and microgreens. Blend until smooth.
  • If sauce is too thick, blend in a bit of milk to desired consistency.
  • Remove cauliflower steaks from the oven and transfer to plates.
  • Serve with sauce and garnish with microgreens.

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