Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Sides
grilled cauliflower steaks with herb sauce and spices

Who says you have to have steak to enjoy a delicious grilled meal? There’s a new star in town, and it’s cauliflower. This Grilled Cauliflower Steaks recipe is perfect for anyone looking for a healthy, tasty and satisfying alternative. With its smoky flavor and tender texture, this dish will leave you feeling full and happy. So fire up the grill and give this recipe a try! You won’t regret it.

How to Grill Cauliflower

If you’re searching for a healthy and delicious grilled vegetable dish, look no further than cauliflower steaks! This recipe is easy to follow and results in a mouth-watering entrée. Plus, grilled cauliflower is a great substitute to meat for vegetarians or those who are trying to eat less meat. It’s a hearty vegetable that can stand up to being grilled, and it takes on whatever flavors you add to it.

Grilled cauliflower is a great summer recipe. It’s simple to make and can be grilled as a side or main dish. To make grilled cauliflower, you will need: cauliflower, olive oil and black pepper.

Prepare the head of cauliflower by removing the outer leaves and cut off the bottom stem. Trim away the sides, then cut the remaining cauliflower head into two or three thick “steaks.” Next, brush the cauliflower steaks with olive oil and sprinkle them with black pepper to your liking. You can also add other spices that you enjoy, such as garlic powder.

Place the cauliflower steaks onto your  heated grill and pull down the cover. Cook them for about six to eight minutes per side. Remove them from the grill and serve up this hot and hearty veggie side dish!

Healthy Hacks

This easy grilled cauliflower recipe makes three servings. Each serving is 89 calories. If you’re on Nutrisystem, log it into your NuMi app journal as one Vegetable and one Extra.

We like to keep things simple by seasoning our cauliflower with just olive oil and black pepper. However, you could also experiment with different seasonings and sauces!

Once it’s grilled, you can top it with anything from a chimichurri sauce to a balsamic glaze. Or, if you’re feeling really indulgent, try topping it with a ranch dressing or tzatziki sauce! Just be sure to count these additions towards your daily Extras if you’re on Nutrisystem. Grilled cauliflower is a healthy, delicious and versatile recipe that can be made all summer long!

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Servings: 3

Calories per Serving: 89

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Remove outer leaves from cauliflower head. Cut of bottom stem.
  2. Trim away the sides and then cut remaining cauliflower head into 2 or 3 thick "steaks".
  3. Brush with olive oil and season with black pepper.
  4. Place cauliflower steaks on a grill and cover. Cook for 6-8 minutes per side. Remove from grill.
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