Roasted cauliflower


Roasted cauliflower
This is how Yotam Ottolenghi does roasted cauliflower: whole, served with a green parsley tahini sauce.
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Last modified on: April 19th 2020

To serve 4 people, you will need:

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Should be eaten as soon as it comes out of the oven.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Roasted cauliflower : Photo of step #1
Trim 1 cauliflower, only keeping the best of the leaves around the base and cutting these back to half their length.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Put a small dessert ring in the bottom of a large pan of salted boiling water.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Sit the cauliflower on the ring, head downwards. It doesn't matter if the end is slighty above the water level.

Cook until barely tender.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Take out of the pan and drain, still head downwards, in a colander.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Put 30 g butter in a ramekin and melt (in the microwave, for example). Add 3 tablespoons olive oil and mix well.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Sit the cauliflower right way up on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Use a brush to coat the cauliflower thoroughly all over with the butter-oil mixture, including the leaves. Put in the oven.

Stage 7 - 2 hours
Roasted cauliflower : Photo of step #7
Take out the baking sheet 2 or 3 times during cooking and brush the cauliflower again with the butter+oil.

Stage 8
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Take the cauliflower out of the oven when it is nicely browned (this will take an hour and a half to 2 hours) and the surrounding leaves are charred and crispy, almost burnt.

Stage 9
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To serve, place the cauliflower in the centre of the table for everyone to help themselves to well-roasted morsels...

Stage 10
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...and dip them in the green sauce before eating.

You'll love this!

Remarks

You can serve this with lemon mayonnaise or rémoulade dressing instead of the green sauce.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,125 Kcal or 4,710 Kj42 gr51 gr112 gr
56 %16 %5 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
79 Kcal or 331 Kj3 gr4 gr8 gr
4 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
281 Kcal or 1,176 Kj11 gr13 gr28 gr
14 %4 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Yotam Ottolenghi.

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Green parsley tahini sauceGreen parsley tahini sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
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