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Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks

I’m confident there’s no better way to eat your cauliflower than these.


Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks (full recipe is on: HungryHappens.Net)

♬ original sound – Stella Drivas

If you know my blog, you know about one of my most viral recipes: Cheesy Cauliflower Steaks. People really responded to that recipe in a positive way. For me, this is similar but ten times better.

crispy parm cauliflower steaks

I grabbed my old recipe and combined it with the new trend of dipping veggies into freshly grated parmesan.

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crispy parmesan cauliflower steaks


Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks

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Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Total Time 35 minutes

Servings 4
Calories 344kcal
Author Stella


  • 1 cauliflower head
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbs grated parmesan
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp each paprika, onion powder + salt
  • 1/4 tsp chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Optional Garnish: fresh chives, chopped

Avocado Dip:

  • 1 avocado, halved
  • 2 scallions, rough chop
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 jalapeño, deseeded + rough chop
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs grated parmesan (or nutritional yeast)
  • 1/4 cup parsely
  • 1/3 cup water
  • salt + pepper to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 450°F.
  • Dry your cauliflower well and slice in half, then slice those in half to create your steaks. Transfer to your baking sheet pan.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together your olive oil, 2 tbs grated parmesan, garlic and spices. Brush the steaks with this mixture front, back and sides. Dip ONE SIDE of the steaks into the freshly grated parmesan and place parm side down on the pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 450° F. then bump down the temperature to 425°F and bake for 20-25 more minutes. Time varies with thickness of steaks. Remove from baking tray and serve crispy side up with some fresh chives on top.

Avocado Dip:

  • Add everything to your mini food processor and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust if needed.

Nutritional Info includes the Avocado Dip.


    Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 338mg | Potassium: 767mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 669IU | Vitamin C: 87mg | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 1mg