Spicy Cauliflower Tapas
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
An easy and delicious nibbler or vegetable side dish.
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
- 1 large head cauliflower, separated into florets
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp. grated lemon peel
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- coarse salt (optional)
Heat olive oil in a small skillet; add garlic and red pepper flakes. Remove from heat and cool completely. Using a large saucepan, place cauliflower in a steamer rack over boiling water. Cover and cook until firm but tender. Place into a glass, medium-sized bowl. Add lemon juice and grated peel to cooled flavored oil and mix well. Pour over warm cauliflower; toss gently and cool, covered, to room temperature. Just before serving, toss with chopped cilantro. Sprinkle with coarse salt, if desired.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C, folate and fiber, and a good source of potassium.
- Calories: 84
- Carbohydrates: 14g
- Total Fat: 2.7g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Saturated Fat: 0.4g
- Dietary Fiber: 6g
- % of Calories from Fat: 25%
- Sodium: 65 mg
- Protein: 4g
- Recipe Credit
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.