1 ½cupsMonterey jack cheesefreshly grated (about 6 ounces)
ground black pepperto taste
fresh parsleyminced (for garnishing)
Remove the base or leaves and cut cauliflower into florets. Rice cauliflower by using a food processor. Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes, you can use a microwave or a toaster oven. Allow to cool.
Pre-heat oven at 450F.
Once riced cauliflower has cooled, place in a kitchen towel and strain the liquid. Transfer to a mixing bowl.
Season cauliflower with sage, oregano, thyme and mustard seed. Mix well.
Season egg with ground black pepper. Pour beaten egg, 3 tablespoon cheese and combine with seasoned cauliflower. Allow for eggs to set at the bottom of the bowl and spoon the excess eggs out.
In a greased baking sheet, spread cauliflower until about ¼ inch thick, rectagular shape.
For the heart-shaped Cauliflower “Bread” Sticks, use a heart-shaped cookie cutter. ½ cup of cauliflower mixture makes about 9 heart-shaped in different sizes. Bake for about 8 to 10 minutes. Top with ½ cup cheese and bake in the oven for 5 more minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.
For the remaining 1 cup of cauliflower mixture formed into a rectagular shape, bake for about 10 to 15 minutes. Top with the remaining cheese and bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden in color.
Cool for about 2 to 3 minutes and slice with a pizza cutter.
Garnish with freshly minced parsley. Serve with marinara sauce or with a Creamy Cheese Sauce (see note).
Recipe makes about 9 hearts and 6 sticks.Adjust herbs as desired.Goes great served with a creamy cheese sauce