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Cauliflower & Tumeric Curry

Curries are the best meal for those of us following a plant based diet! I add a ton of chunky veggies to my curries, which is really filling and satisfying, especially when partnered with fragrant basmati rice and spice!

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Ingredients
1 large onion, diced
1 tbsp fresh turmeric, very finely diced
1 tbsp fresh ginger, very finely diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp curry powder
3/4 cup of crushed canned tomatoes
1 cauliflower, cut into florets
1 zucchini, cut into chunks
1/2 cup canned garbanzo beans/chick peas, drained
1 fresh small green chili, sliced
Salt and pepper, to taste
Handful of cilantro/coriander.

Method
1. Spray a large pot with cooking oil. Over medium heat saute onion.

2. Add spices and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.

3. Stir in tomatoes and 1/2 cup water.

4. Add cauliflower florets, zucchini, chili and seasoning to taste.

5. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes,  stirring occasionally.

6. When the vegetables are cooked and the sauce has thicken, stir in garbanzo beans.

7. Serve with basmati rice and a sprinkle of cilantro! Enjoy

Serves 4

Cauliflower Sloppy Joes

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I am yet to meet someone that doesn’t like burgers. There is something about biting into a burger that is so satisfying. Don’t you think? Due to my burger addiction, I’m always on the look out for different veggie burgers to try. My latest is the Cauliflower Sloppy Joe. The riced cauliflower gives the burger a great texture and the tomato sauce makes it very sloppy. It’s messy  perfection.

Ingredients
Spray oil
1 medium onion, finely diced
1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced
4 cups riced cauliflower
3/4 cup crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup vegetable brothsolo-sloppy-joe
1 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp mustard
Salt and pepper, to taste
Greens
4 bread rolls

Method
1. Spray a large pot with oil. Over medium heat saute onion and bell pepper until soft, about 5-10 minutes.

2. Add  cauliflower, stir well and allow to cook for a further 2-3 minutes.

3. Add remaining ingredients (besides greens and bread
rolls…). Stir well. Allow to cook for a further 15 minutes or until cauliflower is soft and the liquid has reduced (you want the mixture to be wet, but not too wet).

4. Toast bread rolls (I used gluten free bread rolls), then top with greens and sloppy joe mixture.

5. Make sure you have plenty of paper towel handy… then it’s time to DEVOUR 😋

Serves 4

 

Recipe adapted from foodfaithfitness.com

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