🏵 Cauliflower Steak Recipe

January 18, 2019

Walnut Barbacoa Topping

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Create the perfect entrée to convince the carnivores in your life they can survive a plant-based meal and feel thoroughly satisfied. No curiously processed meat substitutes here – just a perfect combination of a few fresh, whole ingredients.

The walnuts and Belizean Barbacoa All Purpose sauce add a meaty texture and Umami richness that will keep fans returning to this recipe time & time again!

 PREP TIME:  5 Minutes

TOTAL COOK TIME:  30 Minutes




  • Preheat Oven to 425°F
  • Spread 1 TBSP EVOO on baking sheet
  • Slice Cauliflower into “steaks” about 1 – 2” thick, adding any extra pieces, flat side down onto baking sheet
  • Drizzle Cauliflower with 1 – 2 TBSP EVOO
  • Sprinkle lightly with freshly ground Salt & Pepper
  • Place in Oven for 20 – 22 Minutes



  • Chop Walnuts in a mini food process or mortar & pestle
  • Mince Chives & Parsley (reserving 1 TBSP for garnishing)
  • Combine with Mayo and Belizean Barbacoa then set aside mixture
  • Relax - Make a side salad; have a glass of wine; catch up on your social media (you should easily have 15 minutes before Step 3)



  • Check Cauliflower after 20 minutes and once bottom has caramelized, remove from oven
  • Flip Cauliflower over on same baking sheet
  • Spread Walnut Belizean Barbacoa mixture over top of Cauliflower steaks
  • Return to oven for 5 – 7 minutes until mixture melts over Cauliflower



  • Remove from oven and place on serving plate
  • Sprinkle with remaining minced Parsley and freshly ground Pepper
  • Enjoy! 


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