Cooktop Cove: Next time you go shopping, grab the cauliflower. Here are 5+ cauliflower meals you won't forget
Reducing dependency on meat it's easy, but it comes with some benefits. It's not only expensive, but it's also not really good for people, either. The only problem is meat is tasty. It's juicy and tender and really fills a meal with protein. So many other options exist, however.
Cauliflower in one such option. Take a look at these recipes and see how you can replace meat in your diet with this healthy and mighty vegetable. Here are some videos you're going to love.
1. Vegetarian cauliflower curry soup
If you're looking for a creamy, comforting soup that won't weigh you down, this is definitely the soup to make. The recipe below is not only full of flavor, but it's also actually super healthy, too. Using coconut milk instead of cream is a fun, vegan twist on the classic Indian curry soup. As a bonus, it comes together in only 45 minutes, so it's a candidate for your next quick-and-easy weeknight dinner. Get the full recipe here
2. Vegetarian Buffalo cauliflower bites
These cauliflower bites have all the favorite wing flavors. They're tangy and spicy, and breading them with Panko breadcrumbs creates the right amount of crunch. The key to getting the breadcrumbs to stick to the cauliflower is the whipped egg whites. Make sure you continue to whisk them until they reach the soft peak stage. That will guarantee they're thick enough to coat the cauliflower. Get the full recipe here
3. Vegetarian cauliflower fritters
Fritters are easy to love because you can make them out of almost anything. The recipe below can be made with everything from fish to vegetables. These vegetarian cauliflower fritters make a delicious snack or they can be used as a meat patty replacement on a burger. You'll want to eat something this crunchy and delicious for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Get the full recipe here
4. Vegetarian roasted cauliflower tostadas
Every once and a while you can get tired of tacos. It might be a crazy thing to say because tacos are a favorite food for many, but sometimes you might feel the need to switch things up. The recipe below features a crispier, flatter version of the taco: the tostada. It has so many wonderful textures and flavors going on, it might go viral. Say hello to Tostada Tuesdays. Get the full recipe here
5. Vegetarian mashed cauliflower
Cauliflower is the new kale, the new darling of the vegetable world. It can be used to make low-carb pizza crusts, salads or soups or sautéed for a simple side dish. The mildly flavored, pure white veggie makes a creamy, rich but also pleasingly light mashed potato substitute. If you’re not already convinced, try the recipe below. Get the full recipe here
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