Pita-Crusted Baked Cauliflower

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From the blog Mezza & Dolce.

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Serves:
6-8 (?)
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    pita breadcrumbs (or similar such as arabic bread)
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 Tbsp
    cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    unbleached flour
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 large
    cauliflower head or 1/2 head cauliflower and 1/2 head broccoli
  • ·
    olive oil, for drizzling

How to Make Pita-Crusted Baked Cauliflower

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Combine the pita crumbs, turmeric, salt, and pepper in a prep bowl. In another prep bowl whisk together the flour and eggs. Set aside.
  3. Cut cauliflower and/or broccoli into large florets.
  4. Dip each floret one at a time in the egg mixture, coating it entirely then roll the vegetables in the bread crumbs to coat evenly. Repeat with the remaining florets.
  5. Transfer the vegetables to a parchment-lined jelly roll pan or similar pan. Drizzle lightly with olive oil.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown. Note: The vegetables will not cook all the way through and will be somewhat raw.
  7. Transfer the vegetables to a serving platter and serve with muhammara dip (as seen in photo above): Magical Muhammara

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About Pita-Crusted Baked Cauliflower

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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