Cauliflower Steaks with Jalapeno Sauce


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Cauliflower Steaks with Jalapeno Sauce

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Pan-sear your cauliflower steak and serve over hummus and top with roasted vegetables and a homemade jalapeno sauce.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee salted butter, divided
1 yellow onion, sliced 1/4-inch-thick
Kosher salt
Hy-Vee ground black pepper
½ c. Hy-Vee plain Greek yogurt
1 clove(s) garlic
1 ½ tsp. lemon juice
1 ½ tsp. Hy-Vee white vinegar
1 fresh jalapeno, seeded
2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish
2 (2-to-2-1/2-lbs.) heads cauliflower
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee canola oil, divided
1 (8-oz.) container Hy-Vee original hummus
Cherry tomatoes, halved, for serving
Lemon wedges, for serving
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee slivered almonds, toasted

Things To Grab

  • Large skillet
  • Paper towels
  • Food processor or blender


  1. Place 1 tablespoon butter and onion in a large skillet; season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes or until caramelized, stirring occasionally. Remove onions from skillet and wipe skillet clean.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare Jalapeno Sauce: Combine Greek yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, jalapeno, and fresh cilantro in a food processor or blender. Cover and process until smooth. Season to taste with salt. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. Remove and discard cauliflower leaves; trim stems, keeping cores intact. Cut 2 (1-1/2-inch-thick) steaks from each head. Reserve extra florets for another use. Lightly coat ste4aks with 1 tablespoon oil; season to taste with salt and black pepper.

  4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter and remaining 1 tablespoon oil in clean skillet over medium heat. Add cauliflower steaks. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until brown and just tender, turning every 2 minutes. Serve steaks over hummus and caramelized onions; add cherry tomatoes and lemon wedges. Spoon Jalapeno Sauce over steaks. Sprinkle with almonds and, if desired, garnish with cilantro. 

Nutrition facts


340 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 360mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Protein: 13g

Daily Values

Iron 10%
Calcium 10%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 20%