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Cauliflower with Sesame Toasted Cashews

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower



Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 6 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup unsalted cashew halves
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 112
  • fat 8.5 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • sodium 194 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil; add cauliflower. Boil 6 minutes; drain.

  2. Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add cashew halves, ginger, salt, and pepper; cook 4 minutes. Toss cauliflower with nut mixture; top with green onions.

Cook's Notes

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