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    Zahra Mekhla - Roasted Cauliflower (Middle Eastern)

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Um Safia's Note:

    This is a simple & delicious way to eat cauliflower. It is great as a vegetarian light meal or as a side dish, it's also great during Ramadan.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 450°F Toss cauliflower in 2 tsp olive oil. Season with salt, pepper and sesame seeds.
    2. 2
      Cook in oven for 25 minutes, or until browned and fork tender.
    3. 3
      In the meantime, make the sauce.Gently heat 2 tsp olive oil in a sauce pan. Stir in other ingredients (tahini, lemon juice, salt & pepper, tabasco, cumin and za’atar) and set aside.
    4. 4
      Toss cauliflower in sauce and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 26, 2009


      This didn't look very tasty but DH said it was good. Made for Ramadan Tag

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    • on February 28, 2009


      Very nice side dish. I was a bit worried about my guests not liking the tahini sauce but they all complemented it. It was rather thick but I suppose that it was due to the tahini itself (which is not easy to find in Poland).

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    Nutritional Facts for Zahra Mekhla - Roasted Cauliflower (Middle Eastern)

    Serving Size: 1 (201 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 489.3
    Calories from Fat 345
    Total Fat 38.4 g
    Saturated Fat 5.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 107.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 30.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 10.8 g
    Sugars 5.4 g
    Protein 15.2 g

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    za'atar spice mix

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