These easy, 5 ingredient roasted cauliflower steaks are simple and flavorful. They're inspired by traditional 'steak' flavors, seasoned with chili powder and drizzled with BBQ sauce.
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks Ingredients
- 2 heads cauliflower
- ¼ cup olive oil
- ½ teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup BBQ sauce
How to Make Roasted Cauliflower Steaks
?️Step 1: Preheat the Oven
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
? Step 2: Prepare the cauliflower
Remove any leaves & slice into ½ inch thick slices. Place the slices in one layer on the baking sheet.
? Step 3: Add olive oil
Use a brush or your fingers to gently cover both sides of the steaks in oil.
? Step 4: Add the seasoning
In a small bowl, stir together the chili powder & salt. Sprinkle evenly on both sides of the steaks.
? Step 5: Bake
Bake 20 - 25 minutes, flipping halfway. The steaks should be cooked through and the edges & slightly crispy & brown.
?️ Step 6: Add BBQ sauce
Remove steaks from the oven and brush or drizzle BBQ sauce on top. Serve warm.
Frequently Asked Questions
Slice your cauliflower from top to bottom in ½ inch thick slices. Slices that include the stem will be the largest u0026 sturdiest — depending on the size of your cauliflower you can get about 2 or 3 large steaks per head.
You can store roasted cauliflower steaks in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
After about 20 - 25 minutes in the oven, your cauliflower steaks should be cooked through and lightly browned on the edges u0026 top. You'll know they're done when they are browned but not blackened.
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