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This vegetarian version of chicken Parmesan uses cauliflower "steaks" in place of chicken, and has all the classic comforting flavors, without the meat! The steaks are cooked until just tender and topped with a rich sauce and melted mozzarella cheese. Despite their names, classic Italian-American chicken Parm and eggplant Parm don't always contain Parmesan cheese. If it's not “Parm” to you without Parm, feel free to sprinkle on a little grated Parmesan after you add the sauce to the cauliflower cutlets.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, April 2020

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active:
35 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
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  • Position rack in upper third of oven. Preheat to 450 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray.

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  • Place cauliflower on a cutting board, stem-side down. Using a large chef's knife and starting from the center of the head, cut four 1-inch "steaks." Place the steaks on the prepared baking sheet; lightly coat them with cooking spray, then sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Roast until browned and tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven; turn broiler to high.

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring, until starting to brown, about 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, wine, Italian seasoning and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 10 minutes. Top each cauliflower steak with about 1/3 cup of the sauce and 1/4 cup cheese. Broil until the cheese has melted and browned in spots, 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; protein 6.4g; carbohydrates 11.2g; dietary fiber 3.3g; sugars 4.9g; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 9mg; vitamin a iu 215.9IU; vitamin c 59.8mg; folate 76.4mcg; calcium 143.8mg; iron 1.2mg; magnesium 32.2mg; potassium 532.5mg; sodium 358.7mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2020
This really does replicate chicken parm in an amazing way -- so cheesy and yet a little toothsome. Really good! Read More