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16 Easy Cauliflower Steak Recipes That Will Wow Your Guests

These days, it is hard to find a recipe that is both healthy and delicious.

But with these 16 easy cauliflower steak recipes, you can rest assured that your guests will be impressed!

Cauliflower steaks are a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables while still enjoying a hearty feast.

Oven-Roasted Cauliflower Steak

From classic Italian preparations to Middle Eastern-inspired dishes, there is something for everyone.

So without further ado, let’s get cooking!

1. Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

This roasted cauliflower steak recipe is delicious and super easy to make.

I was pleasantly surprised at how quickly it came together, especially for something that’s vegan and gluten-free.

The marinade really elevates the flavor of the cauliflower, and the breading adds a nice crunchy texture.

I served mine with a creamy cashew tahini dip, which was the perfect accompaniment.

Overall, it’s a great dish for any occasion!

– Adriana Gutierrez, Houston, Texas

2. BBQ Cauliflower Steak with Chimichurri

This dish was a huge hit with my family.

Even the kids couldn’t get enough!

The smoky flavor of the cauliflower steak combined with the bright and herby chimichurri sauce is so delicious.

We also substituted regular parsley for cilantro to make it even more flavorful.

It’s such an easy and healthy meal that I’ll be making this one again soon!

– Mara Dominguez, Naperville, Illinois

3. Harissa Spiced Cauliflower Steaks

I really enjoyed this recipe.

The combination of flavors was unique and satisfying.

The cauliflower steaks were cooked to perfection, with just the right texture and flavor.

The harissa glaze added a nice heat and sweetness that blended in perfectly with the other ingredients.

I was a bit concerned about how well the chickpeas would hold up, but they ended up being so delicious!

Definitely a winner for date night or any night of the week.

-Daniel Bennett, Klamath Falls, Oregon

4. Cauliflower Steaks with Marinara

This recipe was surprisingly easy to make and turned out great.

The combination of marinara sauce and cheese was a delicious pairing.

I used mozzarella instead of Parmesan for a more intense flavor, but feel free to mix it up to your liking.

This is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at the next family gathering!

– Cynthia Ortiz, Albany, Oregon

5. Cheesy Cauliflower Steak with Pine Nuts

I’m always looking for delicious and nutritious vegetarian recipes, so I was excited to try this one.

The combination of taleggio and cheddar cheese is a winning one, and the pine nuts add an interesting crunch.

The cauliflower steaks came out perfectly cooked – not too soft, but with a nice bite.

I served mine with a side salad and the flavors blended perfectly. Highly recommended!

-Avery Stevens, Dallas, Texas

6. Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

This was surprisingly delicious!

The sweetness from the honey and smokiness from the chile powders worked perfectly together.

I added a bit more garlic powder to give it an extra kick but otherwise followed the recipe.

I served it as a main course with quinoa and roasted vegetables on the side – a great combination for my family.

We will definitely be making this one again!

– Joe Hollister, El Segundo, California

7. Cauliflower Steak with Romesco Sauce

I’m always looking for new and interesting vegan main dishes, so I was very excited to try this recipe.

The cauliflower steak marinated beautifully and the romesco sauce really added a nice flavor.

It was definitely a hit at the dinner table!

The kids asked for seconds, which is always a good sign.

Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe!

– Rose Hose, White Plains, New York

8. Grilled Teriyaki Cauliflower Steaks

This recipe is a delicious way to get my family to eat healthier.

The marinade has just the right amount of sweetness and spice, and the cauliflower grilled up nice and crispy on the outside while staying tender and juicy in the middle.

Topped off with a sweet herby sauce, this is definitely going to be an easy dinner favorite!

– Michael Chui, Boston, Massachusetts

9. Air fryer Cauliflower Steaks

I’m always looking for new ways to cook vegetables and this air fryer cauliflower steaks recipe definitely fits the bill.

The marinade gave it a nice zing, and I love that the cooking process is so much quicker in an air fryer.

It’s also great that it can easily be made vegan or gluten-free, depending on your dietary needs.

Perfect for a light but flavorful dinner option!

– Lola Coronado, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

10. Cauliflower Steaks with Mushroom Marsala Sauce

I was a bit wary of trying this recipe because I wasn’t sure how the cauliflower steaks would turn out.

But, boy, was I surprised!

The flavors in the mushroom marsala sauce were incredible – savory and rich with just a hint of sweetness.

Plus, the steaks were cooked to perfection – golden brown on the outside, but still slightly crunchy in the center.

I can definitely see why this is a favorite vegetarian dish!

– John Moncrief, Jacksonville, Florida

11. Cauliflower Steaks with Walnut-Caper Salsa

This recipe is delicious!

I was a little apprehensive about the tahini, but it ended up adding a nice nutty flavor.

The salsa was amazing too.

I used sliced almonds instead of walnuts and it really added something special.

I served this with a side of roasted vegetables and it was the perfect meal.

Thanks for the great recipe!

– Savannah Miller, San Francisco, California

12. Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Steaks w/ Blue Cheese Dressing

I made this last night and it was a hit!

I didn’t have avocado oil, so I used olive oil instead.

The blue cheese dressing was creamy and delicious and the buffalo cauliflower steaks had just the right amount of heat and flavor.

I served it alongside some grilled veggies and a side salad and everyone was happy.

Definitely making this again soon!

-Martin Smith, Las Vegas, Nevada

13. Roasted Tahini Cauliflower Steak with Lentils

This recipe is incredibly easy to make and tastes so delicious.

The roasted cauliflower steak has the perfect combination of herbs and spices that really bring out the flavor of the tahini.

I added some extra veggies to my lentils and served it with some extra hot sauce on top – yum!

It makes for a hearty, protein-packed dinner that is sure to become a favorite in your house.

– Amber Chan, Chicago, Illinois

14. Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks

These parmesan cauliflower steaks were the perfect addition to a cozy dinner at home.

I was pleasantly surprised with how much flavor the simple ingredients packed.

The steaks had a great texture – crispy on the outside, but soft and tender on the inside.

And the creamy avocado dip was a delicious way to top them off.

Definitely adding this one to my weeknight meal rotation!

– Taylor Klinker, Las Vegas, Nevada

15. Roasted Cauliflower Steak Pizza

This was a delicious and fun way to enjoy pizza night.

The cauliflower steak added a nice crunch to the pizza and the basil added some freshness.

I ended up having to bake it longer than 25 minutes, but that worked out okay since it gave the cheese time to melt and the cauliflower to become softer.

Overall, this is an easy and tasty recipe that I would definitely make again!

– Jenny Joelson, Tucson, Arizona

16. Coconut Basil Pasta with Pan-Fried Crispy Cauliflower Steaks

I loved this recipe! I wasn’t sure how the coconut milk and basil would work together, but it was delicious.

The cauliflower steaks were also a great touch – crispy on the outside and tender in the middle.

It was a nice balance of flavors and textures.

I’ll definitely make this one again!

-Alice Beutler, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Oven-Roasted Cauliflower Steak

16 BEST Cauliflower Steak Recipe Collection

I'm always looking for delicious and healthy meals that are easy to make. And, one of my favorite recipes to make is cauliflower steak. Cauliflower steak recipes are incredibly versatile and can be made in a variety of different ways. Whether you’re looking for a vegan option, a low-carb meal, or just something different to try, these recipes will have you covered.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 525 kcal


  • BBQ Cauliflower Steak with Chimichurri
  • Harissa Spiced Cauliflower Steaks
  • Cauliflower Steaks with Marinara
  • Cheesy Cauliflower Steak with Pine Nuts
  • Grilled Cauliflower Steaks
  • Cauliflower Steak with Romesco Sauce
  • Air fryer Cauliflower Steaks
  • Cauliflower Steaks with Mushroom Marsala Sauce
  • Cauliflower Steaks with Walnut-Caper Salsa
  • Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Steaks w/ Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Roasted Tahini Cauliflower Steak with Lentils
  • Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks
  • Roasted Cauliflower Steak Pizza
  • Coconut Basil Pasta with Pan-Fried Crispy Cauliflower Steaks


  • Choose your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
  • Prepare all of the required ingredients.
  • Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less!
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Hi, I'm Benjamin. I love cooking, long walks, and my girlfriend! Here you’ll find simple and delicious recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less.