They also are called ‘superfoods’.
This “Cauliflower Risotto” is a continuation of my mission of learning about ingredients that are considered as “superfoods”. My goal here is to understand their benefits, how to use them to create healthy recipes, and share them with you here on my blog.
If you want to know more about superfoods, I would recommend reading this article first.
Before I continue, I must confess that I did not expect this dish to turn out as creamy and delicious as it did. Prior to eating this, I have never, knowingly, had nutritional yeast, miso paste, and tahini together in a dish. Come to find out they go very well together.
Surprisingly, with the help of nutritional yeast and miso paste, without using any heavy cream, milk, and cheese, I was able to get the creamy texture and the cheesy flavor of a traditional Italian risotto dish.
The best part of this recipe is that it uses cauliflower instead of rice. Genius!
So, what are nutritional yeast and miso paste? How can you use them in your daily cooking?
Here are some notes from my research: