Paleo Plant Bowls with Turmeric Cauliflower Rice and Dried Mango-Habanero Sauce

Paleo Plant Bowls with Turmeric Cauliflower Rice and Dried Mango-Habanero Sauce

Plant Power

These savory paleo bowls are vegan, grain free, and packed with flavor. They are a delicious and nutritious way to replenish your body after indulging during the holidays. Cauliflower, mushrooms, and organic ingredients like dried mango, pumpkin seeds, and turmeric work together to create a colorful dish that is satisfying yet light and contains good sources of fiber and vitamins. 

 

Grain-Free Goodness

Paleo-friendly riced cauliflower spiced with Wildly Organic Ground Turmeric forms the base of these bowls. Turmeric is a root native to Indonesia and Southern India, and is related to the ginger root. It has a warm flavor with notes of pepper and mustard, and imparts a beautiful yellow hue to the cauliflower rice. The turmeric and cauliflower combine with chopped onion, Wildly Organic Onion Granules, and Wildly Organic Pumpkin Seeds for a wonderful crunchy texture and nutty flavor. Toasting the pumpkin seeds before adding them brings out their sweetness and adds another layer of flavor to the dish. Pumpkin seeds are good sources of iron and protein as well.

 

A Touch of the Tropics 

Inspired by mango-habanero salsa, this sauce made with Wildly Organic Dried Mango Slices is a silky, fiery finishing touch to these healthy bowls. The dried mango slices are reconstituted with boiling water to soften them, and then pureed with habanero pepper, lime juice, and white onion for a flavorful, fruity sauce that would go also equally well with chicken or fish. Since this sauce is made with shelf-stable dried mango it can add a fun, tropical warmth any time of year. If desired, the seeds can be removed from the habanero pepper to decrease the level of spice. Make sure to be very careful and avoid touching the face area when handling the pepper to avoid any painful contact with capsaicin.

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Paleo Plant Bowls with Turmeric Cauliflower Rice and Dried Mango-Habanero Sauce
    Servings4
    Prep Time30 Minutes
    Cook Time30 Minutes
    Ingredients
    Mango-Habanero Sauce
    • 2 Ounces Wildly Organic Dried Mango
    • boiling water
    • 1 Habanero Pepperseeds removed if desired
    • 1/4Cup White onionchopped
    • 3Tablespoons lime juicefreshly squeezed
    • 2Tablespoons orange juicefreshly squeezed
    Marinated Mushrooms
    Turmeric Cauliflower Rice
    Instructions
    Mango-Habanero Sauce
    1. Place Dried mango slices in a bowl and pour boiling water over them until they are completely covered. Let soak at least 30 minutes to soften. Reserve soaking liquid.
    2. Place softened mango, habanero pepper, lime juice, orange juice, chopped onion, and salt into a food processor or blender and blend until silky and smooth. If necessary add some of the mango soaking liquid to thin the sauce to your desired consistency. Refrigerate until needed.
    Marinated Mushrooms
    1. Place mushrooms in a shallow dish. Combine orange and lime juices, zest, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl and whisk to combine. Pour marinade over mushrooms, making sure they are well-coated on both sides. Leave out at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
    2. Heat a skillet over medium heat.
    3. Once skillet is hot, add 1 teaspoon olive oil and swirl to coat surface. Place mushrooms on hot pan and cook until tender, about 4-5 minutes per side. Set aside until it is time to assemble bowls.
    Turmeric Cauliflower Rice
    1. While the mangos are soaking and the mushrooms are marinating, make the turmeric cauliflower rice. First, Heat a skillet on medium heat. Add pumpkin seeds and heat, stirring frequently, until they are fragrant, 4-5 minutes. Set aside.
    2. Heat a large pot on Medium heat. Once hot, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and swirl pot to coat the bottom. Add chopped onion and cook, stirring frequently, until onion begins to soften and become translucent, about 5 minutes.
    3. Add turmeric, salt, pepper, garlic granules, and red pepper flakes to the onion and cook another minute.
    4. Add riced cauliflower and stir, making sure seasoning and onion is well mixed into the cauliflower. Cook another 5 minutes until cauliflower is tender. Remove from heat and stir in toasted pumpkin seeds. Squeeze
    5. To assemble bowls, spoon cauliflower rice into the bottom. Top with sliced mushroom, diced white onion, chopped cilantro, chopped cabbage, a squeeze of lime, and a drizzle of mango-habanero sauce.

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    Cora is a home cook and baker passionate about food that brings people together. She seeks to create nourishing, flavorful recipes inspired by the seasons, travel, and her family. She believes good food can kindle joy as well as give sustenance and comfort. Cora knows there is so much more to learn and hopes to reflect the process of continual exploration, growth, and discovery in the recipes she creates.