Cauliflower Steaks with Swede Mash

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By Bettina Campolucci Bordi

Published 2019

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A hearty dish that lends itself easily as a plant-based alternative to meat. The mash is great and I have served this on several Sundays as a substitute for the traditional roast dinner. Plus it’s a brilliant no-waste meal as we are using the whole cauliflower head, including the leaves.


  • 1 large cauliflower head with leaves and all
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4).

Remove the outer leaves of the cauliflower and save for later. Cut off the bottom stem to create a flat base so you can stand the cauliflower on the cutting board. Use a large knife to cut the cauliflower head into 2–4 steaks. Save any s