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Cauliflower Steak With Chimichurri Sauce, YIELDS 6-8 STEAKS
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
Chimichurri sauce
  • 1/2 cup parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground oregano
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 400F
  2. Trim the leaves from the cauliflower
  3. Slice the cauliflower through the center, and then cut each half into 1" thick "steak" slices
  4. You should have 3-4 steak slices for each half, for a total of 6-8 steaks
  5. Line a baking sheet with the steak slices and set aside
  6. In a bowl, combine the rice vinegar, olive oil, and maple syrup. Mix with a spoon and drizzle onto the cauliflower steaks
  7. Place the baking sheet into the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Flip the steaks, and bake for another 25 minutes
  8. While the cauliflower is baking, let's move on to our chimichurri sauce
  9. Add all the ingredients for the sauce (except the salt) into a blender or food processor
  10. Blend until consistent, and add salt to taste
  11. Once the cauliflower is ready, smother the chimichurri sauce on each steak

  12. Store the rest of the sauce and any leftover cauliflower for up to 1 week!
Recipe Notes

There may be some cauliflower florets that fall to the side when slicing. Don't throw those away! Add those to the baking dish too