Saturday, September 24, 2016

Caramelized Onions and Cauliflower #SundaySupper


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Caramelized Onions and Cauliflower

I decided to share one of my favorite vegetarian sidedishes. We love it for the taste, but also for the colors. It just screams autumn. If you aren't able to get colored cauliflower, you can use the regular. It will taste just as delicious.

Ingredients

For the Cauliflower

  • 2 to 3 large heads organic cauliflower, purple and orange when we can find it, cut into florets
  • 2 T olive oil
  • freshly ground salt
  • freshly ground pepper
For the Onions

  • 2 large sweet organic onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 t balsamic vinegar
  • freshly ground salt
  • freshly ground pepper
Procedure

For the Cauliflower
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place cauliflower in a large, parchment-lined or silicone-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast until beginning to brown with some crispy bits, approximately 40 to 45 minutes.


For the Onions
Heat olive oil in a large, flat-bottom pan. Add onions and cook until they soften and turn translucent, approximately 20 to 25 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar and stir to coat. Cook until deeply caramelized, approximately 15 to 20 more minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

To Serve
Place your cauliflower in a large mixing bowl. Add caramelized onions. Toss to combine. Serve immediately - though this is also just as tasty cold the next day.


We served this as part of a completely vegetarian dinner with fresh slaw, roasted delicata squash, and a massaged kale salad. Yum!

4 comments:

  1. Great idea fora side dish. No sauce required!

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  2. Caramelized onions on ANYTHING is gold, I love the colours you have going!

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  3. I absolutely love roasted cauliflower and the caramelized onions take it right over the top.

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  4. Caramelized onions make everything better!

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