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Cauliflower Parmesan (Gluten Free)

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Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 small cauliflower heads *see notes
  • 2 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt

For the Breading:

For the Toppings:

  • 1 cup marinara sauce of choice
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese, grated
  • Fresh basil, for garnish
  • Red pepper flakes, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to  400ºF.
  2. Remove outer leaves of cauliflower. Resting cauliflower on stem, cut off rounded edge and slice two 1½”-thick “steaks”, reserving remaining cauliflower florets for other use. Repeat with remaining cauliflower to create 4 “steaks” total.
  3. In a shallow bowl or plate, whisk together the eggs and water
  4. In another shallow bowl or plate, whisk together almond flour and seasoning and salt.
  5. Dredge cauliflower in egg mixture, then into breading mixture.
  6. Place on greased baking sheet and drizzle oil over cauliflower “steaks” and bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Take out baking sheet and carefully flip cauliflower “steaks”, drizzling olive oil on the other size and bake for another 12 minutes.
  8. Take out baking sheet and turn on broiler.
  9. Top cauliflower with marinara sauce and cheese and return to oven to broil for 3-5 minutes, watching closely so that it does not burn.
  10. Serve hot with pasta of choice (gluten free pasta, zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash).

Notes

You will have leftover cauliflower florets when creating the “steaks”. Save for these recipes:

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