Vegan Cauliflower & Green Bean Dinner

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There are endless ways to enjoy cauliflower these days. Try two of our favorites in one dish!


12 minutes

Prep time

30 minutes

Cook time

420 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Stovetop, Baking dish, Colander, Immersion blender, Pot (large), Pot (small)


Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Cut the cauliflower in half. Remove the tough stem & outer leaves.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 2

Slice half of the cauliflower into 1-inch thick steaks. Cut or break the other half into florets.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 3

Add the cauliflower florets & steaks to a large pot of salted boiling water. Cook the steaks for 5 min & the florets for 10 min.

Maple syrup

Step 4

Meanwhile in a small bowl, add paprika, maple syrup, lemon juice & garlic (grated, minced, or crushed).

Step 5

Season with salt & pepper. Add a drizzle of olive oil. Whisk to combine.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 6

After 5 min, remove the cauliflower steaks from the pot. Leave the florets to cook for another 5 min.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 7

Add a drizzle of olive oil to a baking dish or sheet. Lay the cauliflower steaks in the dish. Generously coat them with the marinade. Bake for 15 min at 400°F.

Green beans (fresh)

Step 8

Wash & trim the green beans. Add them to another pot of salted boiling water. Cook for 3-5 min, or until crisp-tender.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 9

Drain the cauliflower florets. Mash with a fork or purée with an immersion blender. Add oil, salt & pepper to taste.


Step 10

Zest the lemon over the cauliflower mash & stir.

Green beans (fresh)

Step 11

Drain the green beans.

Step 12

Remove the cauliflower from the oven. Serve the cauliflower steaks over the cauliflower purée & alongside the green beans. Season with salt & pepper. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy420 cal.
Fat17 g
Carbohydrates52 g
Protein18 g
Fiber26 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Vegan Cauliflower & Green Bean Dinner" contains 420 Energy, 17 g of Fat, 52 g of Carbohydrates, 18 g of Protein, 26 g of Fiber.

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Vegan Cauliflower & Green Bean Dinner