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Crispy Vegan Cauliflower Bites: A Plant-Based Delight

by Mona Sotomayor on Apr 15, 2024

Vegan Cauliflower Bites

Are you craving a mouth-wateringly delicious, yet nutritious and kid-friendly snack? Look no further than our Vegan Cauliflower Bites recipe! These crispy, flavourful bites have won over taste-testers of all ages. Whether you enjoy a vegan lifestyle or simply aim to incorporate more plant-based meals into your family's diet, this recipe is certain to please.

Why Choose Vegan Recipes?

Vegan cuisine offers numerous benefits, including reducing the risk of chronic diseases and improving digestion. It exposes your family to a diverse range of flavours, textures, and ingredients they may not have encountered previously. Not only are vegan recipes budget-friendly, but they also promote environmental sustainability. Our Vegan Cauliflower Bites are a great example of a dish that is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients, and ideal for those tiny, and not-so-tiny humans exploring Vegan food.Ā Ā 

The Ingredients You'll Need

Serves 6 |Ā Prep 30 minutes

To make Vegan Cauliflower Bites, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets and parboiled

Marinade:

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Ā½ tsp cumin
  • Ā¼ tsp turmeric
  • Ā¼ tsp ginger powder
  • Ā¼ tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Green Sesame Sauce:

  • 2 handfuls green herbs of choice
  • 80 ml (ā…“Ā cup) tahini
  • Juice of a lemon
  • 50 ml water
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt, to taste

These ingredients are easy to find and can be customised to suit your taste preferences.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven: Start by preheating your oven to 180Ā°C (350Ā°F) and lining a baking tray with parchment paper. Evenly spread the cauliflower florets on the tray and set aside.
  2. Prepare the marinade: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, soy sauce, smoked paprika, cumin, turmeric, ginger powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Using a pastry brush, evenly coat the cauliflower florets with the marinade.
  3. Bake the cauliflower: Place the tray in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until the cauliflower is tender and slightly crispy.
  4. Make the green sesame sauce: While the cauliflower is baking, add all the green sauce ingredients to a high-speed food processor and blend until smooth.
  5. Serve and enjoy: Once the cauliflower is cooked, remove it from the oven and transfer it to your favourite We Might Be Tiny StickieĀ® Plate. Drizzle the cauliflower with the green sesame sauce and enjoy!

The Versatility of Vegan Cauliflower Bites

One of the great things about Vegan Cauliflower Bites is that they are incredibly versatile. You can customise the marinade and sauce to suit your taste preferences, adding more or less of your favourite ingredients. Additionally, this dish can easily be made gluten-free by using tamari instead of soy sauce.

Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a nutrient-rich vegetable that offers several health benefits. It is high in fibre, vitamins, and minerals, making it a great addition to any diet. By incorporating cauliflower into your meals, you can improve your digestion, and boost your immune system.

Vegan Cauliflower Bites are a delicious and nutritious vegan dish that is sure to satisfy your cravings. Whether you're serving them as a snack or a side dish, these cauliflower bites are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Give this recipe a try and discover the delicious flavours of vegan cooking!

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