Roasted Cauliflower Steak with Avocado Kale Vegan Pesto
Serves: 4
  • 1 large cauliflower head
  • 1 Tbs. coconut oil
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1 lemon freshly juiced (about 4 Tbs.)
  • ½ cup chopped kale
  • ½ cup fresh basil, tightly packed
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt, or more to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut off the cauliflower stems and slice the cauliflower into ½ inch steaks.
  3. Lightly drizzle coconut oil the cauliflower and top with freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Transfer cauliflower steaks onto a nonstick pan and roast in the oven for 10 minutes on each side, until golden.
  5. While it is roasting, pull out a food processor and prepare your pesto.
  6. Add the kale, basil and lemon juice, and process until greens are broken down a bit. Add avocado and salt, and process until smooth. Taste the pesto, and adjust seasonings.
  7. Take the cauliflower out of your oven and transfer it to your favorite plate. Garnish with a serving of your Avocado Kale Vegan Pesto and enjoy it!
Recipe by Solluna by Kimberly Snyder at