Easy Vegetable Sides: Pistachio Lime Cauliflower

Serves 4

20 Minute Prep Time

By Sarah Skalzub, RHN on December 8, 2015 , categorized in Dinner, Sides & Appies

This isn’t your average cauliflower. This light fresh side dish is easy to make and tastes fantastic. If you have any leftovers, it makes a nutrient dense addition to your lunch salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup of crushed pistachios

Preparation

  1. Bring pot of water to a boil.

  2. Wash cauliflower and cut into individual bite-sized florets.

  3. Add florets to steaming basket and drop gently into pot of boiling water to lightly steam, with the lid on.

  4. While cauliflower is cooking, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, maple syrup and salt. Set aside.

  5. Once cauliflower becomes tender, remove from water and place in side dish. Drizzle with lime sauce and garnish with pistachios.

Sarah Skalzub, RHN

Sarah is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Personal Trainer and works at Vega as a Product Specialist. Sarah educates from experience! Drawing on her retail leadership in the natural health industry, her own nutrition consulting, and a personal passion, she equips audiences with tools and inspiration to feel their absolute best from the inside, out. Specializing in sports and fitness recommendations, Sarah is active as a runner, playing soccer or enjoying the Rocky Mountains on her snowboard.

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