This Middle Eastern-inspired dish is a great way to use cauliflower when it’s in season. Roast the whole veg and serve with a spiced chickpea sauce made with onion, tomatoes and harissa.
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Make this delicious harissa cauliflower pilaf for an easy weeknight main suitable for vegans. Spice your rice with saffron and bay-infused stock, and then scatter through a combination of fruits, nuts and all the chopped up parts of your cauliflower. Garnish with pomegranate seeds for a burst of sweetness.
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Save time and energy by cooking this British classic in the microwave. It’s a great side dish to a Sunday roast but rich and filling enough to work as a stand-alone main. Adding the cauliflower stalk and leaves adds different textures to the dish, making it more interesting. Complement the cheesiness with a crunchy chopped salad.
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Jazz up cauliflower cheese with purple sprouting broccoli, spinach and a cheddar and chive sauce. Be sure to use the cauliflower leaves, too, for extra flavour. And if you don’t want to waste a thing, all of your purple sprouting broccoli is also edible.
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This simple vegan curry is a great midweek meal that can be on the table in an hour. It’s vegan and gluten-free so that everyone can enjoy it. Serve it as part of a large vegetarian spread with complementary curries like saag aloo, potato curry, chana masala and plenty of naans and parathas for dipping.
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