Lately, I have been eating lots of salads and veggie bowls for dinner. Vegan Asian Salad, Cajun Tofu Salad, and Vegan Green Salad are a few examples.

Jerk bowl is the perfect recipe for a summer vegan bowl.  Not being able to travel, due to the current events, this vegan jerk bowl revives memories of home.

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For Jamaican Jerk Cauliflower Bowl

Steps To Make This Recipe:

This is a great recipe for leftovers rice and peas. To save time you can make cabbage slaw ahead of time also. 

  1. Prepare the Jamaican Rice And Peas, you can prepare your rice and peas up to 3 days before and refrigerate and reheat. See The Recipe
  2. Prepare cabbage slaw and keep chilled.
  3. Bake the  Plantains and set aside. You can also pan-fry the plantains in oil.
  4. Bake the Jerk Cauliflower. 

Below I’m sharing an easy recipe for my Jamaican Jerk Cauliflower, or you can make my Jamaican Jerk Cauliflower from scratch. 

Ingredients For Easy Jerk Cauliflower 

  • Cauliflower
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Jerk Sauce
  • Barbecue Sauce

How To Make Easy Jerk Cauliflower?

  1. Preheat oven 425 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with oil. Set aside.
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut the cauliflower into half then break off the cauliflower florets into bite-sized pieces. 
  3. Place cauliflower florets into a bowl and drizzle with olive oil and season with salt to taste. 
  4. Spread florets into a single layer on the baking sheet.
  5. Meanwhile, combine jerk sauce and barbecue sauce in a bowl and set aside. You can use store-bought versions or make your own sauces.  
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, remove the baked florets from oven and smother with sauce and return to the oven and bake for another 5-10 minutes.

Ingredients For Cabbage Slaw

  1. Green Cabbage
  2. Carrot
  3. Red Onion
  4. Red Bell Pepper
  5. Lime Juice
  6. Olive Oil
  7. Cane Sugar or Coconut Sugar
  8. Salt

How To Prepare The Cabbage Slaw?

  • Thinly slice cabbage, onion and bell pepper,  julienne carrots, and add to a bowl. Combine lime juice, olive oil, sugar, and salt in a small bowl. 
  • Pour the mixture over the veggies and stir to combine, season with salt to taste. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

To Assemble Your Jamaican Jerk Cauliflower Bowl

  1. Add cooked rice and peas to bowls, next arranged jerk cauliflower, baked plantains, cabbage slaw, and tomatoes. you can add extra sauce. Also check out my Jamaican Jerk Seasoning. 

Other Amazing Veggie Bowls To Prepare

  1. Quinoa Salad With Oil-Free Chipotle Ranch Dressing
  2. Southwestern Tofu Salad
  3. Roasted Radicchio And Butternut Squash Salad
  4. Turmeric Chickpea Salad With Mint Dressing
  5. Roasted Sweet Potato And Broccoli Salad

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Jamaican Jerk Cauliflower Bowl

This incredibly Jamaican Jerk Cauliflower Bowl is so delicious. Jamaican rice and peas, jerk cauliflower, baked plantains, with shredded cabbage slaw and tomatoes. 
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Entrée, Main Course
Cuisine: Jamaican
Keyword: Jamaican Jerk cauliflower bowl
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 165kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

Jerk Cauliflower

  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Jerk Sauce
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce

Cabbage Slaw

  • 2 cups green cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1/4 medium red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cane sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt to taste

Instructions

To Prepare Jerk Cauliflower

  • Preheat oven 425 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with oil. Set aside.
  • Cut the cauliflower into half then break off the cauliflower florets into bite-sized pieces.
  • Transfer cauliflower florets into a bowl and drizzle with olive oil and season with salt to taste.
  • Spread florets into a single layer on the baking sheet.
  • Combine jerk sauce and barbecue sauce in a bowl and set aside. You can use store-bought versions or make your own sauces (links in the ingredients list)
  • Bake cauliflower florets for 30 minutes, remove the baked florets from oven and smother with sauce and return to the oven and bake for another 5-10 minutes.

To Prepare The Coleslaw

  • Thinly slice cabbage, onion and bell pepper, julienne carrots, and add to a bowl. Combine lime juice, olive oil, sugar, and salt in a small bowl.
  • Pour the mixture over the veggies and stir to combine, season with salt to taste. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 628mg | Potassium: 495mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1986IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg