Roasted Cauliflower and Sesame Spread

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Toasts and grinds whole coriander seeds before pureeing them with roasted cauliflower, tahini paste, lemon, and cilantro. At home, use ground coriander from a bottle to season this bright, tangy recipe.


- 1 head of cauliflower

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- Salt and pepper

- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

- 1 teaspoon dried thyme

- 1 teaspoon dried oregano

- 1 teaspoon garlic powder

- 1 teaspoon onion powder

- 1 teaspoon paprika

- 1/4 cup water


1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

2. Cut the cauliflower into small florets and place them in a large mixing bowl.

3. Drizzle the olive oil over the cauliflower and toss to coat evenly.

4. In a separate small bowl, mix together the sesame seeds, thyme, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika.

5. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over the cauliflower and toss again to evenly coat.

6. Spread the seasoned cauliflower onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

7. Roast the cauliflower in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until it is lightly golden brown and tender.

8. Let the cauliflower cool for a few minutes, then transfer it to a food processor.

9. Add 1/4 cup of water to the food processor and blend until you get a smooth, spreadable consistency.

10. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.

11. Transfer the roasted cauliflower and sesame spread to a serving dish and garnish with additional sesame seeds.

12. Serve with your choice of crackers, bread, or vegetables for dipping.

Enjoy your delicious and healthy Roasted Cauliflower and Sesame Spread!

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