Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Capers

I love how the cauliflower takes on these bold flavors and the salty tart addition of capers balances the hot, sweet spice rub. I served the cauliflower over mashed potatoes with some crumbled goat cheese for a fabulous vegetarian dinner.




1 head cauliflower, cut into 1” slices


The Rub

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon Hungarian paprika

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon dry mustard

1 teaspoon salt

2-3 tablespoons capers, plus a bit of brine


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees

  • In a small bowl combine the rub ingredients and mix well

  • Place the cauliflower steaks on a parchment lined baking sheet, and brush both sides of each with the rub

  • Roast the cauliflower for about 25 minutes or until nicely browned and just soft

  • Top the steaks with capers

  • Serve with crumbled goat cheese and or mashed potatoes