Roasted cauliflower for a vegan Christmas

coliflor 1


This year have a different Christmas dinner. Leave aside the ham, turkey and roast chicken. ry a healthier option! With less fat, calories and completely vegan. It's time to try cauliflower! Yummy, I know you'll love it.

This is the perfect choice for guests you have special diets, vegetarians and vegans. What is it about? As a roasted cauliflower that will leave you wanting more and more. Today I leave this rich recipe that you prepare at home.

Roasted cauliflower for a vegan Christmas


  • 1 large cauliflower (about 1 kg)
  • Lemon juice and zest
  • 4 tablespoons of dry sherry
  • 1 x 400g tin of plum tomatoes
  • 40g of flaked almonds
  • ½ handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ tablespoon fresh thyme
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 180 ° C / 350 ° F / Gas 4.
  2. Peel the garlic in a mortar and add the paprika and half the thyme until a rough paste. Then mix with a couple of tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Squeeze the lemon and grate in a separate container.
  4. Cut the outer leaves of cauliflower. Cut the stem until the cauliflower can be standing, and make a cross in the base of the waist. Rub the garlic paste, paprika and olive oil and place in a medium saucepan. Sprinkle with sherry and lemon juice placed on top.
  5. Cover and cook in a hot oven about an hour and 20 minutes, or until the cauliflower is tender. Remove the lid for about 20 minutes.
  6. In the same pan pour the tomatoes, sprinkle the lemon zest and place the remaining thyme. Put 10 minutes more in the oven until the cauliflower is golden.
  7. Meanwhile, in a skillet cook the almonds for 2 or 3 minutes until golden brown. Let cool and when ready all decorated with almonds and parsley.

You Might Also Like

Deja un comentario

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>