The Ultimate Vegan Veggie Bowl

The Ultimate Vegan Veggie Bowl. This dish is stunning! The perfect Meat free Monday Meal! Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients it’s super simple to put together and totally delicious!IMG_36000I absolutely love cauliflower, but you may be shocked to find out that I actually never liked cauliflower rice – until I tried it baked like this!! Needless to say I am now obsessed with it and had to share the recipe with you!! It’s too good!!IMG_3589This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Paleo & Whole 30 Approved.

1 head of cauliflower
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Sprinkle of coarse salt
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1/2 beef tomato, finely chopped
1/2 jalapeño, finely chopped
Cracked black pepper

Guac ingredients:
2 avocados
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1/2 jalapeño, finely chopped
1/2 beef tomato, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
Handful of fresh coriander, finely chopped plus extra to serve
Juice of 1/2 lime

1 large white onion, cut into strips
2 peppers, cut into strips
1 tbsp of your chosen oil

Lime wedges to serve

Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 220°c/428°F.
  2. Taking the whole cauliflower, chop it into small rice like pieces.
  3. In a large bowl combine the olive oil, cayenne pepper, cumin, salt and chili powder.
  4. Add in the cauliflower and mix until nicely coated.
  5. Lay the cauliflower out on a baking tray and place in the oven for 25-30 minutes until golden, cooked through and slightly crispy.
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  6. While the cauliflower is in the oven heat a large pan with some olive oil and add the white onion, cook for 3-4 minutes before adding in the peppers. Reduce the heat and allow to cook away slowly until you are ready to serve.
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  7. In a small bowl mash the avocados and mix in the rest of the guac ingredients, set aside until you are ready to serve.
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  8. Once the cauliflower is cooked to your liking remove from the oven and place in a large bowl.
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  9. Mix together the remaining red onion, jalapeño and tomato with a sprinkle of black pepper.
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  10. Toss the red onion and tomato through the cauliflower and you are ready to serve!
  11. Plate up your rice with a big dollop of guac, the sautéed peppers and onions, some lime wedges and enjoy!
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