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Roasted Cauliflower & Quinoa with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Mix up your meal plan with this healthy Roasted Cauliflower Quinoa with Lemon Tahini Sauce!
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy, Quinoa
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 334kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower chopped
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil divided
  • 2 teaspoons garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Place oven rack in the top position and preheat oven to 425.
  • Toss cauliflower with 2 teaspoons of oil and season with salt. Spread on a baking sheet and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, until tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat remaining oil over medium heat and add garlic. Cook for one minute. Add tahini, lemon juice, water and salt. Cook over low heat for two minutes and remove from heat.
  • Toss cauliflower with quinoa in a large bowl. Divide among serving plates. Spoon sauce over the cauliflower mixture and sprinkle with parsley and sesame seeds.

Notes

Servings 6, Calories 202, Fat 10.5g, Carbohydrates 22.3g, Protein 6.6g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 126mg, Fiber 4g, Sugars 1.3g

Nutrition

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 76.1mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 3.5mg