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Roasted Cauliflower in Lemon-Tahini Sauce

Posted by Solitary Dancer on March 26, 2008

Roasted Cauliflower in Lemon-Tahini Sauce
by: Vegetarian Times Issue: October 1, 2006   p.68

cauliflower
photo by: Vegetarian Times

Ingredient List

Serves 4

  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into 1-inch florets (about 1 1/2 lb.)
  • 4 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 tsp.)
  • 2 Tbs. tahini
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbs. chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Place oven rack in top position. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Toss cauliflower with 2 tsp. olive oil, and season with salt. Spread on large cookie sheet, and bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until cauliflower is fork-tender and slightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 tsp. olive oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Sauté garlic in oil 1 to 2 minutes, or until fragrant. Stir in tahini, lemon juice, 5 Tbs. water and salt. Simmer over low heat 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Divide cauliflower among plates. Whisk sauce, then spoon over cauliflower. Sprinkle with parsley and sesame seeds, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per SERVING: Calories: 112, Protein: 4g, Total fat: 9g, Carbs: 5g, Cholesterol: mg, Sodium: 169mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 2g

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