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Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

A flavorful entree for your plant-based grill that pairs perfectly with summer sides and salads.

  • Author: Dr. Rosane Oliveira
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
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  • 1 cauliflower head
  • 2 tbsp tamari, low-sodium
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic, granulated
  • 1 tsp onion, granulated
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika


  1. Preheat grill to high.
  2. Remove leaves and cut off bottom of cauliflower, then slice through the center to cut 3 to 4 steaks of about 3/4-inch thickness.
  3. Mix all other ingredients in a small bowl to form a paste.
  4. Brush paste on one side of cauliflower, then place seasoned-side down on the grill and brush remaining paste on top side.
  5. Cook 5-6 minutes per side until charred and heated through.

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Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD

President & CEO, Plant-Based Life Foundation | Dr. Rosane Oliveira combines a lifelong passion for nutrition with 25 years of genetics research to create programs that help people develop healthy habits on their journey towards a more plant-based lifestyle. She is a Visiting Clinical Professor in Public Health Sciences and was the founding director of the first Integrative Medicine program at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate studies in Brazil and did her postdoctoral training in immunogenetics and functional genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.