Tandoori Cauliflower Steak
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Follow timing on MANNA package, this time varies by +/- 3 minutes depending on the level of your simmer and how cold your fridge is. You want to ensure that the internal food temperature reaches about 165°F/74°C, piping hot. Place desired amount of sauce on the bottom and spoon pilaf in the centre, place tandoori crusted steak on top and finish with crispy shallots.
This dish is rich in protein, vitamins (A, B complex, C, K), minerals, and iron. The superfood quinoa is rich in protein, fibre, omega-3 fats, minerals, and phytonutrients. 3/4 cup of quinoa provides about the same protein as 1 cup of yogurt, and about double the amount of protein in an equivalent amount of wheat or brown rice.
Protein: Tempeh (fermented soy) and quinoa provide all the essential amino acids allowing the body to form proteins necessary for growth and development.
Vitamin A: This dish supports the immune and inflammatory functions throughout the digestive tract. Kale is an excellent source of vitamin A.
Vitamin B Complex: B vitamins are building blocks for a healthy body and help turn other nutrients into energy, and maintain a healthy metabolism. Cauliflower, quinoa, and chickpeas are rich in pyridoxine (B6 - may help with improving mood and brain health) and cauliflower and quinoa are rich in folate (B9 - supports fetal development and growth, and can help prevent cognitive decline).
Vitamin C: Vitamin C helps prevent damage to cells and helps absorb iron in the intestine. Cauliflower, kale, and sweet peppers are excellent sources of Vitamin C. Yellow peppers contain the highest Vitamin C per gram.
Vitamin K: Key to helping regulate the body’s inflammatory process. Cauliflower, kale, and parsley provide excellent sources of vitamin K, with Kale being the top source of vitamin K.
Iron: Eating foods rich in iron such as quinoa will help support transportation of vital oxygen throughout the body.
Magnesium: Magnesium plays an important role in almost every bodily process and is involved in more than 300 reactions in the body. Quinoa is an excellent source of magnesium.