Vegan Cauliflower Casserole

Vegan cauliflower casserole with tomato sauce in a blue and white baking pan.

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Tangy cauliflower casserole tasting just like fried cauliflower with a tomato sauce.


  • 1 medium head cauliflower, about 2 pounds, cut into small florets
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste or red pepper paste
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • Parsley for garnish


  1. Put the cauliflower florets, tomatoes and garlic in a pot.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over them.
  3. Season with the spices and salt.
  4. Squeeze lemon over them and put a lemon wedge into the pot (you can just put the one you squeeze).
  5. In a small bowl, mix tomato paste or pepper paste with hot water and pour it in the pot.
  6. Cook it covered over medium low heat until almost tender, about 15 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  8. Transfer the cooked dish into a casserole pan and bake it for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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