Savor Flavorful Fusion: Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola
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Savor Flavorful Fusion: Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola

Roasted Cauliflower Quorn Pizzaiola with home grown green salad


In the heart of every home cook lies a yearning to create dishes that are not only delicious but also tell a story of creativity and passion. The Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola with Homegrown Green Salad is a canvas on which we paint the flavors of roasted cauliflower and meat-free Quorn, complemented by the vibrant crunch of greens lovingly grown in our backyard. With every bite, we celebrate the journey of cultivation, innovation, and the pure joy of savoring a masterpiece.


For Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola:

  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 cup Quorn pieces (or meat substitute of your choice)
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

For Homegrown Green Salad:

  • A variety of fresh green lettuce and baby spinach
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Homemade vinaigrette dressing


Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Toss the cauliflower florets with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast them on a baking sheet until golden and tender, about 25-30 minutes.
  2. In a skillet, sauté the Quorn pieces until lightly browned. Add minced garlic, dried oregano, and red pepper flakes. Pour in the marinara sauce and cook until heated through.
  3. Spread the roasted cauliflower in a baking dish. Top with the Quorn mixture, shredded mozzarella, and sliced black olives.
  4. Bake in the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 15 minutes.

Homegrown Green Salad:

  1. Rinse and dry the homegrown lettuce and spinach. Toss them in a large bowl.
  2. Add halved cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced cucumber, and red onion to the greens.
  3. Drizzle the homemade vinaigrette dressing over the salad and gently toss to coat.
  4. Serve the salad as a refreshing accompaniment to the Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola.

How to Prepare

Begin the journey by roasting cauliflower florets until they’re golden and tender. Meanwhile, sauté Quorn pieces with garlic, oregano, and marinara sauce for the pizzaiola topping. Combine the roasted cauliflower with the Quorn mixture, mozzarella, and olives, then bake until the cheese is heavenly melted. For the homegrown green salad, gather a variety of fresh greens and toss them with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion. Drizzle with a homemade vinaigrette dressing and serve alongside the pizzaiola.

Preparation Time

Creating this delightful combination takes approximately 45-50 minutes, making it an exciting choice for a satisfying dinner experience.


This recipe yields 3-4 servings, inviting you to share the flavors of creativity and homegrown goodness with loved ones.


Q1: Can I use other vegetables in the salad?

A: Absolutely! Feel free to add bell peppers, carrots, or radishes for extra crunch.

Q2: Can I use regular meat instead of Quorn?

A: Certainly! The recipe is versatile and welcomes your protein preference.

Q3: Can I use a different cheese for the pizzaiola?

A: Yes, experiment with cheeses like cheddar, provolone, or even a blend.

Q4: How do I make the homemade vinaigrette dressing?

A: Whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.

Q5: What wine pairs well with this dish?

A: A light and fruity red wine, like a Pinot Noir, complements the flavors beautifully.


The Roasted Cauliflower & Quorn Pizzaiola with Homegrown Green Salad is more than a recipe; it’s a gastronomic adventure that takes you through layers of flavors and stories. With every forkful of the pizzaiola’s rich and tangy essence, you journey into the realm of innovation. As you enjoy the refreshing crunch of the homegrown green salad, you connect with the earth and the joy of cultivating your own ingredients. This combination is a celebration of balance and creativity, reminding us that the most memorable dishes are those that bring together the bounty of nature and the magic of culinary craft.

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