Taste delicious raw or slightly steamed, boiled or stir- fried.
To steam cauliflower florets, steam for 6 min or boil for 8 -10 minutes.
Use cauliflower like broccoli... they are good eaten together.
Great with a cheese or white sauce, added raw or lightly cooked to salads, made into pickles, added to soups, casseroles and stir-fries.
Good as Crudites, either raw or blanched, served with dip or dipping sauce.
White, Fresh Cut.
Cauliflower, from the Latin word meaning 'cabbage flower'
Cauliflowers is highly nutritious & great for detoxing, it is full of antioxidants & a great anti-inflammatory.
Cauliflower is inexpensive and can be prepared in a variety of ways including cauliflower "mash", cauliflower "rice", roasted & with potato in curries.
Cauliflower Puree makes a substitute for mashed potato.
Make a gluten-free pizza crust with grated cauliflower bound with egg & a little cheese, flavoured with herbs.
Cauliflower is full of sulfur & glutathione, which help in the detoxification process, especially when eaten raw.
Like most vegetables, cauliflowers packs its best health punch when eaten raw or just lightly cooked - so stir-frying, lightly steaming or eating raw is best.
Raw or just blanched cauliflowers is fantastic as a vegetable crudite, with a delicate taste & crunchy texture.
Cauliflower's high phytochemical (natural plant chemicals) content, specifically isothiocyanates, is thought to reduce the risk of certain cancers in several ways, including protecting cells from DNA damage & inactivating carcinogens (cancer-causing substances).
It is these protective sulphar-containing pytochemicals that are responsible for the slightly pungent aroma of cruciferous vegetables.
Store at 0ºC with a relative humidity of 90-100%. Cauliflower is ethylene sensitive so store separately from ethylene producing vegetables and fruits wherever possible.
|Serving size: ½ cup, chopped - 69g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.1||0.2%||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||trace||0%||trace|
|- sugars (g)||1.8||2%||2.6|
|Dietary fibre (g)||1.2||4%||1.8|
|Vitamin C (mg)||38||95% RDI*||55||A good source of vitamin C|
|Folate (µg)||30||15% RDI*||44||A source of folate|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.14||9% RDI*||0.2|
|Niacin (mg)||0.7||7% RDI*||1|
|Iron (mg)||0.3||2% RDI*||0.4|