Steamed Cauliflower

Steamed Cauliflower
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This Steamed Cauliflower recipe may become your next favorite side dish. It combines the perfect tenderness of Cauliflower with a delightful blend of Salt & Pepper with Puck Creamy Dairy Spread that adds an extra layer of flavor and complexity to the dish that will surely satisfy your cravings.

Additionally, steamed cauliflower is a low-calorie and low-carb alternative to many other starchy side dishes. It is packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Making it an excellent addition to any balanced diet. If you’re looking to incorporate more vegetables into your meals, steamed cauliflower is a fantastic choice. It will undoubtedly become a favorite addition to your recipe repertoire. So go ahead, give it a try, and allow your taste buds to experience something new.

Cauliflower

Prepare the same way you would with Broccoli. Chopping the stem off and break or cut into bite size pieces. One Cauliflower Head is a decent amount for four sides.

Chopped and Washed Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Wash well and set aside until ready to steam.

How to Steam Cauliflower

Place water into the Steamer set and bring to a boil over max heat. Once steaming, add in the chopped and washed bite size pieces of Cauliflower. Steam until tender to your liking, about 8 minutes. Pierce with a fork to check the tenderness.

When removing the Basket to empty into a bowl. Strain out any excess water and give it a few seconds to air dry before emptying into the bowl to season with Salt & Pepper and toss with Puck Creamy Dairy Spread or various other Sauces.

Steamer Set

The Master Class 2 Tier Steamer set is an excellent Steamer set that can be ready to steam in just a few minutes. With a nice durable bottom pan.

MasterClass Stack & Steam

Master Class 2 Tier Steamer Set

Place enough water into the bottom pan to cover about 1 inch over max heat with the steamer basket and lid on top.

How long to Steam Cauliflower

Steam bite size Cauliflower Florets for about 8 minutes, a shorter time for crisp tender, longer for softer. Check the tenderness by piercing with a fork at the 5-minute mark.

Salt & Pepper Blend

Use the Salt & Pepper blend to season the Cauliflower to taste after steaming. Just combine into a small bowl and Season the Freshly Steamed Cauliflower to taste. Keep the small bowl of Salt & Pepper on the counter to season other foods as needed.

Salt & Pepper Blend

Salt & Pepper

  • 1 Tbl Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp White Pepper

Puck Creamy Dairy Spread

The Puck Creamy Dairy Spread is a versatile ingredient that can elevate your meals to new heights. This Creamy and Delicious spread is the perfect companion with Steamed Cauliflower or Broccoli and that Salt & Pepper Blend to taste. Just amazing stuff!

Once the Cauliflower or Broccoli is steamed perfectly tender. Transfer them to a bowl and add some of the Puck Creamy Dairy Spread. This creamy goodness will melt and blend effortlessly with the hot Cauliflower, coating them with a luscious, savory flavor that gets absorbed. Transforming a humble side of Cauliflower or Broccoli into a gourmet experience.

Puck

Puck Creamy Dairy Spread

Add the desired amount (3-4 Tbl or more) of this Sauce to a bowl of Steamed Cauliflower or Broccoli with Salt & Pepper to taste and toss well.

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Steamed Cauliflower

This Steamed Cauliflower recipe may become your next favorite side dish. It combines the perfect tenderness of Cauliflower with a delightful blend of Salt & Pepper with Puck Creamy Dairy Spread that adds an extra layer of flavor and complexity to the dish that will surely satisfy your cravings.
Once the Cauliflower is steamed perfectly tender, transfer them to a bowl and add some of the Puck Creamy Dairy Spread. This creamy goodness will melt and blend effortlessly with the hot Cauliflower, coating them with a luscious, savory flavor that gets absorbed. Transforming a humble side of Cauliflower or Broccoli into a gourmet experience.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Servings: 4 portions

Equipment

  • 1 Steamer Set
  • 1 Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 Head Cauliflower
  • 3-4 Tbl Puck Sauce - or more
  • To taste Salt & Pepper

Salt & Pepper Blend

  • 1 Tbl Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp White Pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare the Cauliflower by chopping into bite size pieces and washing well. Set aside until ready for the steamer.
  • Place about 1 inch of water into the steamer set and heat over Max Heat.
    Combine the Salt & Pepper blend and set aside.
  • Add the Cauliflower to steam for about 8 minutes, or until tender to your liking. A bit shorter for crisp tender and a bit longer for softer. Use a fork to check the tenderness at about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, add the Puck Sauce or other choice of Sauce into the Bowl you will use to toss the Cauliflower.
  • When the Cauliflower is ready, remove the steamer basket and strain out any excess water. Let the Cauliflower air dry a bit, just a few seconds.
    Transfer to the Bowl with Puck Creamy Dairy Spread, season with Salt & Pepper and toss the Cauliflower to plate.

Notes

 
Try it with Steamed Broccoli!
Broccoli takes less time to steam than Cauliflower, so steam for about 5 minutes. Pierce with a fork to check for tenderness. Steam shorter for Crisp Tender, or a bit longer for Softer. 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Canadian
Keywords: Puck Cauliflower, Puck Steamed Cauliflower, Steamed Cauliflower, Steamed Cauliflower with Puck
Author: JAH
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