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Cauliflower & Coconut Tart

Cauliflower & Coconut Tart | Alkaline Diet Recipe

Cauliflower & Coconut Tart

This cauliflower & coconut tart recipe is to die for!  It’s rich and tasty and a great option for those on an Alkaline Cleanse / Alkaline Diet. If you love cauliflower and coconut, you are in for a real treat with this recipe. It’s sure to be a hit at any dinner table and is also a great recipe for guest dinner parties or gatherings. If executed properly, the crust will have a bread-like texture, so one slice can be super filling. If you don’t have or like coconut cream, you can use any dairy-free milk alternative instead. Below is a step by step recipe for baking this decadent alkaline cleanse recipe. Give it a try! We know you’ll love this cauliflower & coconut tart!

Cauliflower & Coconut Tart | Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) coconut cream
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped (30 g) kale
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 zucchini, sliced into ribbons

For The Pastry:

  • 3 cups (300 g) cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 3/4 cup (75 g) ground almonds
  • 3 healthy gratings of nutmeg
  • finely grant zest of 1/2 lemon
  • a pinch of Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 egg
Baking Directions:
  • Preheat the oven to 325 °F/170°C gas mark 3 & line a 9 inch pan with parchment paper.
  • First make the pastry. Put the cauliflower florets in a food processor or blender & blend until they look a bit like grains of rice. You can also chop them by hand as finely as possible.
  • Transfer the blended/chopped cauliflower to a bowl and add the nutmeg, ground almonds, lemon zest, salt & the egg.
  • Mix the ingredients well until a dough forms.
  • Press the mixture into the prepared tart pan, also pressing up the sides then bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  • During that time, massage the kale with the lemon juice until you see it wilt. The set it aside.
  • To make the filling, beat together the eggs, coconut cream and salt until smooth & evenly mixed.
  • Once the pastry is out of the preheated oven, arrange a layer kale in the bottom.
  • Cover up the zucchini ribbons, then pour the egg & coconut mixture on top.
  • Finally, return it to the oven for another 20 minutes or so until it’s cooked through.

 

Cauliflower & Coconut Tart Alkaline Diet Recipe and photo courtesy of “Alkaline Cleanse – 100 Recipes To Cleanse And Nourish” cook book, written by Natasha Corrett.
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