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20 New Wave Recipes with the Trendiest Vegetable of 2014: Cauliflower

It seems that cauliflower is the hottest vegetable to hit the market these days. Chefs are experimenting with it, home cooks are roasting it, and hungry people are gobbling it down. I couldn’t let too many days into the New Year pass without giving you some cauliflower recipes. Some are Latin, and some are simply irresistible. Here are 20 recipes using the trendiest ingredient of 2014… mark my words. Enjoy!

  • 20 Recipes to Satisfy a Constant Craving for Cauliflower 1 of 21
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    I have this good girlfriend that says she craves cauliflower all the time. It's a constant craving. I hope this gallery of recipes helps her quest. Click through for some amazing cauliflower recipes, and plan your next meal. 

  • Cauliflower Rice 2 of 21
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    Cauliflower rice? I never heard of it, nor tasted it. Sounds like something I will be trying in the next couple of days.
    Get the recipe on our sister blog, Spoonful!

  • Roasted Cauliflower Steak in a Jalapeno Cilantro Pesto 3 of 21
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    Move over meat dishes... this cauliflower steak can serve as the main dish of any table. So insanely delicious, yet simple and easy to make.
    Get the recipe right here on Babble. 

  • Cauliflower Romesco Sauce 4 of 21
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    This lovely Italian cauliflower tomato spread looks like it would be ideal to take on a picnic or serve as an appetizer at your next dinner party.
    Get the recipe and video how to on Babble's YouTube Channel!

  • Cauliflower Ceviche 5 of 21
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    Wow. This lovely ceviche will steal the show. Find the recipe on our sister site Spoonful!

  • Charming Cauliflower Salad 6 of 21
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    This salad looks like it belongs to a cartoon world. It is so fresh and delicious, you'll wish you had a bowl made every time you open the fridge.
    Get the recipe here on Babble! 

  • Garlic Roasted Cauliflower 7 of 21
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    Make this roasted garlic cauliflower for your next dinner.
    Get the recipe from Average Betty!

  • Coliflor Chino / Chinese Style Cauliflower 8 of 21
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    Wow. This dish looks close to perfect. Imagine a Chinese-style cauliflower sitting in front of you right now. I would eat the whole bowl.
    Get the recipe from En Mi Cocina Hoy.

  • Manchego Stuffed Cauliflower Tortitas 9 of 21
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    The fact that these cheese-filled cauliflower tortitas are sitting in a pool of savory tomato sauce just made my mouth water.... I may need these in my life sooner than later.
    Get the recipe from Nibbles and Feasts.

  • Cauliflower and Carrot Gratinada 10 of 21
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    This sounds like the ideal dish to keep you warm during these cold months. Cauliflower and carrots nestled between melted cheese. Sounds like a plan.
    Get the recipe from Dominican Cooking. 

  • Sopa de Coliflor 11 of 21
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    Mmmmm spicy cauliflower soup topped with crispy French fries and chile flakes. I bet this soup is the type you can eat until there is none left.
    Get the recipe from My Colombian Recipes. 

  • Spicy Cauliflower Salad 12 of 21
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    A simple salad made spicy. Try this cauliflower made with heat next to a piece of fish.
    Get the recipe from Laylita!

  • Baja-Style Cauliflower Tacos 13 of 21
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    These crunchy, beer-battered tacos are the closest to a fish taco, and are amazing as a vegetarian alternative.
    Get the awesome recipe from Presley's Pantry. 

  • Chicken Thigh and Cauliflower Skillet 14 of 21
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    Here is a healthy meal to make if you are looking for a yummy light dish this new year!
    Get the recipe from Savvy Mujer!

  • Mashed Garlic Cauliflower 15 of 21
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    Garlic mashed cauliflower sounds like a great light meal or side dish.
    Get the recipe from Latino Foodie.

  • Saffron Cauliflower 16 of 21
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    The yellow saffron cauliflower makes for a perfect salad.
    Get the recipe for En Mi Cocina Hoy!

  • Escabeche 17 of 21
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    A medley of fresh vegetables makes this the perfect side dish and is packed with nutrition for your family.
    Get the recipe from Latinaish.

  • Potato Cauliflower Savory Tart 18 of 21
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    A tart filled with savory mashed potatoes, roasted cauliflower, caramelized onions, and cheese. Sign me up!
    Get the recipe from Presley's Pantry. 

  • Cheddar Cauliflower Corn Chowder 19 of 21
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    Mmmmmmm. This would certainly hit the spot on a cold day. Cauliflower and corn meet in this lovely chowder.
    Get the recipe from Growing Up Blackxican.

  • Coliflor Arrebozada 20 of 21
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    A nice eggy batter covers the cauliflower and makes it seem to be in disguise. Super yummy.
    Get the recipe from Peru Delights. 

  • Coliflor en Salsa Blanca 21 of 21
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    Wow. This white sauce looks wonderful over cauliflower and would make things most decadent.
    Get the recipe for En Mi Cocina Hoy. 

 

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