In this vegetarian riff on a popular Indian dish, we swap in cauliflower and chickpeas for the chicken in tikka masala. The cauliflower's nooks and crannies are particularly good at soaking up all the intense flavors of the sauce. Serve over rice for an easy healthy dinner that's ready in just 20 minutes. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 2019

Breana Killeen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add cauliflower and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add water; cover and cook until the cauliflower is tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add chickpeas and sauce; cook, stirring occasionally, until hot, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Serve topped with cilantro, if desired.

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Tips

Tip: Keep Indian simmer sauces--such as tikka masala and Madras curry--in your pantry for a meal that's ready faster than you can order takeout. You can turn just about any vegetable or protein into a saucy dish like this one, or brush the sauce on chicken or steak before it hits the grill.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; 15.9 g total fat; 9 g saturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 673 mg sodium. 377 mg potassium; 26.3 g carbohydrates; 6.6 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 7.8 g protein; 527 IU vitamin a iu; 59 mg vitamin c; 82 mcg folate; 89 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 28 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2019
I’m skeptical when a recipe says it’s “faster than takeout” because that usually doesn’t consider time dishes afterwards. In this case, it’s legit. It’s so quick and I used one pan for the dish and my instant pot for rice. 100% will make again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/12/2019
We loved this quick, easy dinner for a weeknight meal. No changes to the recipe but added peanuts for a crunchy topping with the cilantro Read More