Chimichurri Cauliflower Bowls ( or Tacos!) Author: Sylvia Fountaine Prep Time: 15 Cook Time: 25 Total Time: 40 minutes Yield: 3- 4 1x Category: main Method: roasted Cuisine: South American Scale 1x 2x 3x Ingredients Smoky Roasted Cauliflower: one head cauliflower, cut into small florets red bell pepper, cut in half 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons coriander 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle (optional) 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Seasoned Black beans: 1 x 14-ounce can black beans ( serves 2-3, feel free to double) rinsed, drained 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika drizzle olive oil
2 cups cooked rice (optional, or sub
quinoa or black rice) Mexican Slaw (or sub shredded cabbage or radishes) Chimichurri Sauce Other toppings: sliced avocado, pickled red onions, cilantro, sprouts. Instructions
If making rice or quinoa, cook it according to directions first. Roast the Cauliflower: Toss Cauliflower with olive oil, salt and spices in a large bowl, and place in a single layer, on parchement-lined sheet pans ( you may need two. Cut the bell pepper in half and place on the same sheet pan open side down. Roast 12 minutes, turn cauliflower over, rotating racks ( top rack will cook faster) and cook another 12-15 minutes, until nice and golden, and fork-tender. Make the Chimichurri Sauce, optional Mexican slaw and optional pickled onions Season the blackbeans: Warm up the black beans in a small pot on the stove, adding water, spices, salt and oil. Assemble Bowls: Layer rice and beans, top with roasted cauliflower. Drizzle with a little chimichurri sauce and garnish with the slaw, avocado, pickled onions, sprouts and cilantro. Notes
Repurpose these into tacos. Fold the warm cauliflower into warm tortillas, add
chimichurri sauce, Mexican Slaw, avocado, seasoned black beans if you like, and your favorite hot sauce! Yum!!!
These also taste great as a wrap or burrito!
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