Italian Cauliflower Steaks with Marinara

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You don't need pasta for this Italian dish.

Italian Cauliflower Steaks with Marinara

Italian Cauliflower steaks with Marinara Sauce are a super yummy and healthy alternative to traditional pasta dishes. The incredible news is this recipe offers a burst of Italian flavors while providing a low-carb, nutrient-packed meal. Cauliflower steaks serve as a fantastic canvas for soaking up the rich marinara sauce, making it a perfect choice for those looking to reduce their carbohydrate intake.

  • Author: Kim Nicholson
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x



1 head of cauliflower

3 tbsp. olive oil

½ tsp. salt or to taste

¾ cup Marinara sauce

3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Sprinkle with shredded Parmesan cheese


Remove the cauliflower stems and leaves. Cut cauliflower into 1 1/2 steaks.
Place the steaks onto a baking tray and brush them with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with Italian bread crumbes. Bake 425°F for about 30-35 minutes, flipping the steaks halfway.
Remove the steaks from the oven and spread the marinara over them. Add the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese on top.
Bake or broil for 4-5 minutes, just until the cheese melts and brown spots appear. Remove the cauliflower steaks from the oven. Serve with a salad and oh my goodness you have an incredibly healthy and filling dinner, now you can do the happy dance.

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