Cauliflower Leeks and Capers

Vegetables like Cauliflower Leeks and Capers make a great side dish with fish, chicken or as a star in our favorite Buddha Bowls. Sweet paprika and salty capers makes for a flavorful dish.

Cauliflower is from the cruciferous family of vegetables known for their anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and heart healthy benefits! Loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Bonus, cauliflower is low in calories. Its great to eat raw, roasted or seared with leeks and capers. Cauliflower is a complete powerhouse food. Other great cauliflower recipes to try: Riced Cauliflower or Cauliflower Mashers.

Watch our short recipe video that shows you just how simple it is to make our seared Cauliflower, Leeks and Capers.

Fresh picked cauliflower
Look for other colorful varieties! Pictured is Romanesco or Broccoflower, purple and orange varieties. Its fun to use other colors.
Serve as is or with a yummy lemony tahini sauce.
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cauliflower with seared leeks and capers

Cauliflower Leeks and Capers

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    • 1 lb. Green Cauliflower florets
    • 1/2 cup red onion
    • 12 clove garlic minced
    • 2 tsp. capers
    • 1 tsp. sweet paprika
    • Olive oil
    • Celtic Sea Salt


    1. In a pre-heated large skillet on medium heat add olive oil and red onion. Cook covered for 1 minute.
    2. Add cauliflower florets. Cover and sear for 3 minutes. Stir and cook covered for 3 more minutes. 
    3. Uncover and add capers, paprika and a pinch of salt. 
    4. Cook uncovered for another 1-2 minutes. 
    • Author: Curry Girls Kitchen
    One comment on "Cauliflower Leeks and Capers"
    1. Victoria February 7, 2023

      Two of my favorite vegetables! I think I could eat this every day.

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