Crispy Cauliflower Steaks with Avocado Pea Pesto Pasta (Serves about 3) Pesto: b…
🌱Crispy Cauliflower Steaks with Avocado Pea Pesto Pasta (Serves about 3)🌱 ✅Pesto: blend on high: 1 minced garlic clove, 1 very ripe avocado, 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, 1/4 cup pinenuts, handful basil leaves, 1 cup defrosted green peas, 1/3 cup vegan parmesan (or nutritional yeast), 1/4 cup+2 tbsp water. Salt/black pepper to taste.
✅Cauliflower: ✅Preheat oven to 425F. ✅Remove outer leaves from 1 large cauliflower. Trim stem, leaving cauliflower intact. ✅Slice cauliflower head through middle. ✅Slice 3/4 -inch steaks through one half. Repeat for other side. You should get 3 to 4 steaks. ✅Rub both sides and tops of steaks with generous sprinkle of salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and smoked paprika. Set aside.✅ In medium bowl: mix 3/4 cups flour, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1 tsp smoked paprika, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon fine grind black pepper, 3/4 tsp salt (or to taste). Transfer to a small rimmed baking sheet/dish.✅Add 3/4 cup non-dairy milk to small rimmed dish. ✅Dip both sides cauliflower steaks into milk. Use spoon to get into cracks and tops.✅Dip into flour mixture until fully coated on both sides, using a spoon to place flour into cracks. Shake to remove excess. ✅Pan-sear the cauliflower steaks. Heat oil (about 1/4-inch high) in non-stick skillet and cook 3 minutes each side. Use tongs to sear tops. ✅ Place steaks onto a large non-stick baking sheet (no parchment paper). Transfer the steaks to the oven and bake for 10 minutes. ✅Remove from oven and flip. Brush both sides of steaks with some of the remaining milk as needed, until no white floured parts remain. ✅Roast for about 10 to 15 minutes more, until cauliflower is fork tender. (Brush with more milk as needed.)✅Broil steaks for 2 to 3 minutes (if desired) until very browned and crispy.
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