[Recipe] Roasted Cauliflower steak with spicy peanut dip

Bland and boring were often the adjectives that sprung to mind when cauliflower was on the menu- that’s until Paleo and Banting diets changed the game.

Now there are so many ways to dress up cauliflower. Here’s a delicious recipe for you to try!


  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • Coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup natural peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Himalayan salt
  • Handful parsley, chopped
  • 1 chilli chopped

Spicy Peanut dip:

  1. Combine peanut butter, ginger, garlic, coconut milk, lemon juice, and honey in a bowl.
  2. Whisk until combined and smooth.
  3. Add salt to taste.

Cauliflower steaks 

  1. Pre-heat oven to 175’C
  2. Chop cauliflower into two 2cm thick steaks.
  3. Heat coconut oil in a griddle pan on high heat.
  4. Fry the steaks until the outsides are brown.
  5. Remove from the pan, rub-on oil and salt, then bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until tender.
  6. Serve the steaks with the peanut dip, fresh parsley, and chopped chilli.

Did you know cauliflower is rich in nutrients and vitamins? It contains more vitamin C per 100g than oranges, in addition to beneficial amounts of vitamins B6, A, K. 

Author: Logan Leigh Rix

Logan blends her passion and profession by working as a digital and social media marketer and content creator in the fitness, health and wellness industry. She’s also a former Face of Fitness finalist and Fitness Magazine featured athlete.

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