Dr Oz: Brown & Braised Cauliflower With Garlic, Ginger & Soy

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Dr Oz: How To Cook Your Vegetables

Dr Oz brought in Julia Collin Davison from America’s Test Kitchen to share dishes that make eating vegetables much more of a delight. She already shared a recipe for broccoli salad after explaining how to properly cook vegetables. Next, Dr Oz heard from a woman who either uses cheese or ranch to eat her vegetables. He said that with her, they’re dealing with both a flavor and a creaminess challenge.

Julia shared that you can give your cauliflower a boost by browning and braising it. To add creaminess to your vegetables, use yogurt, rather than cheese or ranch, for a much healthier recipe.

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Dr Oz: Oven Fries & Peeling Your Veggies

Dr Oz: Brown & Braised Cauliflower With Garlic, Ginger & Soy

Dr Oz shared a healthy delicious recipe that uses cauliflower in a way you can enjoy. (rovingi / flickr)

If you get into the habit of always peeling your veggies, you could be losing 20% of the nutrients as well as fiber. Don’t take the skin off your potatoes or eggplant! You can use potatoes to make oven fries, and the trick is to use oil on the baking sheet, rather than on the potatoes, to make them nice and crisp without all the calories.

Dr Oz: Brown & Braised Cauliflower With Garlic, Ginger & Soy Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, cored & cut into 1-inch florets
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 C water
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dry sherry
  • pepper, to taste

Dr Oz: Brown & Braised Cauliflower With Garlic, Ginger & Soy Recipe Directions

  1. Combine ginger, garlic, & sesame oil in a bowl
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until barely smoking
  3. Add cauliflower & cook, stirring occasionally, until starts to brown, 6-7 minutes
  4. Make a space in the center of the skillet & add the ginger mixture & cook, before stirring the mixture into the cauliflower
  5. Reduce heat to low, add water, soy sauce, vinegar & sherry
  6. Cover & cook until florets are crisp-tender, 4-5 minutes
  7. Turn off the heat & stir in the scallions
  8. Season with salt & pepper

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