- 1 medium sized organic cauliflower (fresh, not frozen)
- 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour
- 1/2 unsweetened soy or almond milk
- 1 tsp of oregano
- 1 tsp of garlic powder/finely chopped garlic
- salt and pepper for taste
- 1 cup of store-bought or homemade bread crumbs
For The Vegan Sweet & Hot sauce*
- Tomatoes (chopped finely)
- Chopped Basil
- Agave Nectar (or Maple Syrup)
- Brown Sugar
- Powered Turmeric
- Optional McCormick Red Curry Organic Spices (Which contains Coriander, Cumin, Chili Pepper, Red Pepper, Cardamom and Turmeric)
Utensils & Appliances Needed
- 1 small saucepan
- 1 knife
- 1 fork or pastry brush
- 1 chopping board
- 1 small glass bowl
- 1 plate
- 1 or 2 medium size baking sheets
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Wash and cut cauliflower into small florets and leave to the side.
- In small bowl, combine flour, milk and spices together until thoroughly mixed.
- Dip each cauliflower floret and make sure they are fully coated with the mixture. (You may have to use a fork or pastry brush to help coat it fully).
- Dip coated cauliflower in breadcrumbs and place on baking sheet.
- Once all the cauliflower has been placed on the baking sheet, bake for 24 minutes but at the 12 minute mark, check on them and turn them over.
- After cauliflower bites are ready, remove from oven.
- You can eat the cauliflower bites as is, or dip them in the sauce place back in the oven for 1-3 minutes (your choice!). Enjoy!
During the time the bites are being prepared, make the sauce:
- Warm a cup of water on a saucepan (to not let it boil).
- Add the finely chopped tomatoes and basil.
- Once the tomatoes have boiled down and the water has turned red, lower the heat to your lowest setting and add the agave and brown sugar next.
- Keep stirring as you add the remaining ingredients.
- Keep tasting the sauce until you have achieved your desired “heat” and “sweetness”
- Simmer for about 10 minutes and remove from heat.
YIELDS: Depends on the number of florets you have.
OTHER NOTES: *As you may have noticed, we did not include the amounts for the ingredients used for the sauce. According to your tastebuds, experiment!