Vegan Cauliflower Steaks With Tomato Sauce Recipe
By Earth of Maria
🔪Prep Time: 10 mins
👩🍳Cook Time: 15 mins
1 large head cauliflower
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp dried thyme
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp mustard
1 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, diced
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 can tomatoes, (14 oz)
2 tbsp tamari, or soy sauce
1Cut off the leaves and the cauliflower stem. Cut the cauliflower into 1-1.5 inch 'steaks', starting from the edge. Either save any of the smaller florets that fall away to use in a different recipe, or brush them with the sauce and prepare them as you would the larger steaks.
2In a small mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, dried thyme, garlic and mustard.
3Brush one side of each cauliflower steaks with the sauce, and lay them out in a large frying pan. Do not overcrowd – it may be necessary to work in batches.
4Cook for around 5-6 minutes, then brush the other side, flip and continue cooking for 5 minutes more. They should be crispy, lightly golden, and fork-tender.
5Make the tomato sauce. Heat the olive oil in a large pan, then add the onion and tomato paste. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until softened. Now add the canned tomatoes and tamari, cooking for 5 minutes more.
6Serve the cauliflower steaks with the tomato sauce.
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