Chipotle-Roasted Cauliflower with Black Bean Mash & Fresh Tomato Salsa
Carb Conscious

Chipotle-Roasted Cauliflower

with Black Bean Mash & Fresh Tomato Salsa

40 MIN
2 Servings
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This veggie-packed dish features hearty cauliflower steaks (roasted in a coating of spicy chipotle paste) served over an irresistibly creamy layer of mashed black beans studded with sweet peppers, onion, and garlic. It’s all topped with a vibrant salsa of juicy tomatoes and crisp radishes, plus a drizzle of tangy lemon yogurt.

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Prepare & roast the cauliflower or romanesco:
1 Prepare & roast the cauliflower or romanesco:

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of water, and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Remove the leaves of the cauliflower or romanesco; cut lengthwise through the stem into 1-inch-thick steaks (keeping them as intact as possible). Place on a sheet pan. Using a spoon, evenly top with the chile paste mixture; season with salt and pepper. Roast 25 to 27 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

Prepare the remaining ingredients:
2 Prepare the remaining ingredients:

While the cauliflower or romanesco roasts, peel and medium dice the onion. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then medium dice. Drain and rinse the beans. Halve the tomatoes. Halve the radishes lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. Quarter and deseed the lemon.

Cook the beans:
3 Cook the beans:

While the cauliflower or romanesco continues to roast, in a medium pot, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the diced onion and chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes, or until lightly browned and softened. Add the diced peppers; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add the beans and 1/2 cup of water. Cook, stirring occasionally and mashing the beans with the back of a spoon, 6 to 8 minutes, or until thickened and the beans have slightly broken down. Turn off the heat; stir in the crème fraîche. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the salsa:
4 Make the salsa:

While the beans cook, in a bowl, combine the halved tomatoessliced radishes and white bottoms of the scallions1 teaspoon of olive oil, and the juice of 2 lemon wedges. Season with salt and pepper.

Make the lemon yogurt & serve your dish:
5 Make the lemon yogurt & serve your dish:

While the beans continue to cook, in a bowl, combine the yogurt and the juice of the remaining lemon wedges; taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked beans topped with the roasted cauliflower or romanesco and salsa (including any liquid). Drizzle with the lemon yogurt and garnish with the sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy! 

Tips from Home Chefs

Prepare & roast the cauliflower or romanesco:
1 Prepare & roast the cauliflower or romanesco:

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of water, and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Remove the leaves of the cauliflower or romanesco; cut lengthwise through the stem into 1-inch-thick steaks (keeping them as intact as possible). Place on a sheet pan. Using a spoon, evenly top with the chile paste mixture; season with salt and pepper. Roast 25 to 27 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

2 Prepare the remaining ingredients:

While the cauliflower or romanesco roasts, peel and medium dice the onion. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then medium dice. Drain and rinse the beans. Halve the tomatoes. Halve the radishes lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. Quarter and deseed the lemon.

Prepare the remaining ingredients:
Cook the beans:
3 Cook the beans:

While the cauliflower or romanesco continues to roast, in a medium pot, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the diced onion and chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes, or until lightly browned and softened. Add the diced peppers; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add the beans and 1/2 cup of water. Cook, stirring occasionally and mashing the beans with the back of a spoon, 6 to 8 minutes, or until thickened and the beans have slightly broken down. Turn off the heat; stir in the crème fraîche. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

4 Make the salsa:

While the beans cook, in a bowl, combine the halved tomatoessliced radishes and white bottoms of the scallions1 teaspoon of olive oil, and the juice of 2 lemon wedges. Season with salt and pepper.

Make the salsa:
Make the lemon yogurt & serve your dish:
5 Make the lemon yogurt & serve your dish:

While the beans continue to cook, in a bowl, combine the yogurt and the juice of the remaining lemon wedges; taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked beans topped with the roasted cauliflower or romanesco and salsa (including any liquid). Drizzle with the lemon yogurt and garnish with the sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy! 

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