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Baked Cauli-Turmeric Poppers

I love cauliflower! It’s such a versatile vegetable, it can be used as a creamy sauce base, as a great low calorie rice substitute, a great mash, in a healthy pizza base, as buffalo ‘wings’, and it’s delicious baked, sautéed and in soups!

Cauliflower is also a very healthy vegetable that belongs in the cabbage family and offers a range of health benefits such as protection from breast cancer, boosts heart health, acts as an anti-inflammatory, supports liver detoxification and also contains many vitamins, minerals and fiber.

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cauliflower, chopped into floret
  • 3/4 cup (100 g) gluten free flour (Here’s a great list of gluten free alternatives)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) coconut milk (unsweetened)
  • 3 large garlic cloves
  • ½ tsp dried turmeric
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Sea salt & pepper, to taste

 

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 F (220 C).
  2. Chop and prepare cauliflower.
  3. Line a baking dish with baking paper.
  4. Mix together the batter ingredients together well in a mixing bowl with a fork. Combine well.
  5. Dip the cauliflower in the batter and coat well then place on the baking dish.
  6. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes then serve immediately.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4 - 6

Substitutions

  • Cauliflower – broccoli, sweet potato, zucchini, carrots
  • Coconut milk – almond milk (unsweetened), water
  • Turmeric – chili
  • Coconut oil – olive oil