Spice-crusted beef sausages & cauliflower steaks


A delicious yellow pepper pesto adds sauce to delicious spiced sausages and zesty cauliflower steaks.



375g Eskort Beef Sausages

10ml (2t) cumin seeds

5ml (1t) smoked paprika

5ml (1t) cardamom

5ml (1t) coriander seeds

5ml (1t) coarse salt

5ml (1t) black pepper

5ml (1t) garlic powder

zest of 1 lemon

Cauliflower steaks

2 heads cauliflower

45ml (3T) olive oil

45ml (3T) butter

juice and zest of lime

salt and pepper to taste

Yellow pepper pesto

1 yellow pepper, charred

125ml (½c) leeks, cooked

5ml (1t) salt

30ml (2T) avo oil

5ml (1t) yellow curry paste

zest and juice of 1 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease a baking sheet with nonstick spray and keep several wooden skewers handy.


  • Remove the sausage meat from their casings and mould around the skewers in the shape of sausages.
  • Place all the spices as well as the lemon zest in a mortar and pestle and grind finely.
  • Cover the sausage skewers in the spice mix and place on the greased baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

Cauliflower Steaks

  • Slice each head of cauliflower vertically into 4 thick slices. Place on a lined baking sheet.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the rest of the cauliflower steak ingredients.
  • Drizzle over the cauliflower and bake for 10-15 minutes.

Yellow Pepper Pesto

  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

To serve

  • Remove the sausages from the skewers and serve on the cauliflower steaks with the pesto.

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