This asian inspired recipe is a light yet satisfying side dish with a sweet and spicy flavor. The cauliflower is roasted to perfection, bathed in a sriracha-honey dressing and seasoned with garlic and black pepper. Enjoy!

Makes about 3-4 servings as a side dish

Ingredients:

  • 24 oz of cauliflower florets
  • 1 Tbsp of olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup of shelled edamame (preheated)
  • 1 Tbsp of sesame seeds
  • sriracha-honey sauce (recipe below)

Ingredients for sauce:

  • 2 Tbsp of honey
  • 1 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp of sriracha
  • dash of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with foil. Put the cauliflower on the baking sheet and drizzle with 1 Tbsp of olive oil and season with salt & pepper. Bake for 25 minutes.
  2. Make the sauce by combining all of the sauce ingredients together and whisking until it is evenly combined. Set aside.
  3. Once the cauliflower is done cooking, remove it from the oven and transfer it into a serving bowl. Add the sauce, sesame seeds, and the preheated edamame to the bowl and mix it all together. Serve this dish right away.

Benefits of this recipe:

-Cauliflower helps lower cancer risk, fights inflammation, decreases risk of heart disease, provides high levels of vitamins and minerals, improves digestion and detoxification, helps balance hormones, and preserves eye health.

-Edamame beans are high in protein, helps lower cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, and prevents migraines.

The information on the benefits of the ingredients was researched from http://www.draxe.com

 

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