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Cauliflower steaks from the oven – super tasty

by Ari
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Cauliflower steaks from the oven somehow have a very special taste, because this time we do without the ever-popular baking paper, because each vegetable steak is brushed with olive oil, which prevents the vegetables from sticking to the baking sheet. Baking without parchment paper also helps to get a golden color and a crispy crust on the underside. I recommend serving these thick vegetable steaks with a flavorful sauce like our Cilantro Pesto.

Cauliflower steaks from the oven! What a delightful and nutritious meal to make for your family. The beautiful golden-brown color of the cauliflower steaks is a testament to the amazing flavor that has been brought out by roasting the vegetable in the oven.

It is an inspiring sight, to see the steaks emerge from the oven, with the tantalizing aromas of turmeric and garlic wafting through the house.

The texture of the cauliflower is perfectly cooked, with a slight crunch that gives way to a soft, creamy center.

With just a few simple ingredients, you have created a meal that is sure to please everyone at the table. Enjoy your cauliflower steaks and the feeling of pride and accomplishment that comes with cooking a delicious and nutritious meal.
Bon appetit!

Cauliflower steaks from the oven
Cauliflower steaks from the oven

Cauliflower steaks from the oven

Oven-roasted cauliflower steaks are an easy and flavorful alternative for a satisfying vegan-based appetizer, side dish or even filling meal. All this food is made up of just fresh veggies and spices, which you can surely find in your pantry as well.

Thick-cut cauliflower steaks roast and bake on a “bare” baking sheet in a hot oven, steaming and golden brown. This method ensures tenderly cooked oven cauliflower with a perfectly golden crust. The ease of preparation of this tasty recipe allows for a delightful contrast of textures, creativity in flavors and refreshing sauces to serve.

use of leftovers

You can serve the cut florets, which will come loose from the cut steaks, with quinoa cauliflower rice with almonds or a cauliflower dish from our Ayurveda kitchen , for example.

serving size

Our recipe is intended with two small heads of cauliflower for 2 servings as a main course or 4 servings as a delicious vegetable side dish.

Spice Variations

Feel free to be creative with your choice of spices! Experiment with cumin, ground coriander, curry and/or ras el hanout for an oriental twist on your cauliflower steaks.

Cauliflower steaks from the oven
Cauliflower steaks from the oven

Coriander-Pesto over Cauliflower steaks from the oven

The taste of coriander pesto is truly something special. It’s a unique and vibrant flavor that is sure to satisfy any palate. The aroma of the herbs and spices in the pesto is a delight to the senses and the texture of the pesto is creamy and smooth.

It’s a perfect accompaniment to any dish, adding a burst of flavor that is sure to please. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also incredibly versatile. You can use it as a dip, spread, or topping, making it a great addition to any meal.

Whether you use it as a topping for a salad, a side dish, or an entrée, coriander pesto is sure to add a burst of flavor and inspiration to any dish. It’s a great way to add a bit of excitement and creativity to your meals.

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Cauliflower steaks from the oven

Cauliflower steaks from the oven

Vegan cauliflower steaks from the oven, with a few spices that everyone should have at home. Hearty vegetable steaks with a spicy pesto…
4.50 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizers & Snacks, ayurvedic, garnish, healthy recipes, main dish, Pesto, vegetable recipes
Cuisine America
Servings 2 Port.
Calories 155 kcal


Ingredients for the cauliflower from the oven:



  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Clean the cauliflower, remove the leaves and cut off the stalk.
  • Halve the cauliflower in the middle of the stalk.
  • Then cut a thick slice (steak) of about 2 – 3 cm thick from each half. Do the same with the other 3 halves so that you get 4 nice cauliflower steaks.
    To use the cauliflower trimmings later, have a look HERE for some ideas.
  • Place the cauliflower steaks on a baking sheet (today without parchment paper).
  • Mix together salt, pepper, garlic granules, turmeric and paprika.
  • Brush cauliflower steaks with olive oil on both sides.
  • Then both sides are seasoned with the spice mixture.
  • Bake on the middle rack in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes. then carefully turn the steaks and bake for a further 15 minutes or until the cauliflower steaks are tender.
  • Arrange the cauliflower steaks on plates or a platter.
  • Serve drizzled with some coriander pesto. Add the rest of the pesto.


Serving: 1Port.Calories: 155kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 5gFat: 11g
Keyword cauliflower, cauliflowersteaks, Oven baked vegetables, vegetable steak
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