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Recipes » Side Dishes » Cauliflower Picadillo
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  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 cup of tomato, diced
  • 2 Tbsp seasoning (see below)
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
  • zest of 1 lime


  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp of ancho chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground chipotle chili pepper


  • 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 2. Combine all the seasoning ingredients in a jar with a lid. Cover and shake well to combine. Set aside.
  • 3. In a food processor, pulse all the ingredients and the seasonings a few times until mixture is just combined and broken up into small pieces. Do not overprocess.
  • 4. Spread mixture in a baking dish in a single layer and bake for 10 minutes.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. Save the remaining seasoning and use to season stir-frys or casseroles.

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