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Cauliflower wings & zesty lentil salad in a bowl

Cauliflower wings

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Toss cauliflower florets in a hot sauce and serve with lentils and salad leaves to make this healthy, flavourful and nutrient-packed dinner

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
low inkcal476
low infat11g
high infibre13g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for the baking sheet
  • 75g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 200g low-fat natural yogurt
  • 265g cauliflower florets
  • 25-50ml hot sauce (depending on how much heat you prefer)
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 150g salad leaves
  • 250g lentils, cooked


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Oil and line a baking sheet with non-stick baking parchment. Put the flour, paprika and a big pinch of salt in a bowl and whisk in the yogurt and 50ml water until you have a smooth batter. Toss in the cauliflower florets until coated and spread out in an even layer on the baking sheet.

  • STEP 2

    Bake for 20-25 mins, tossing halfway through, until crisp and golden. Put the hot sauce and 1 tsp of the honey in a pan to heat up, toss the cauliflower in the mixture, put back on the tray and cook for about 5-8 mins more.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, whisk together most of the lime zest and all the juice, the remaining 1 tsp honey and 1 tbsp olive oil in a large bowl, and toss in the salad leaves and lentils. Divide between two plates and top with the cauliflower wings and the remaining lime zest, if you like.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2022

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