Cauliflower might be on the bland side, but combined with chickpeas, cherry tomatoes and red bell pepper, it turns into a flavorful and filling side. With the addition of tart lime juice and spicy jalapeño pepper it's a complex dish that comes together in no time.
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Preheat a water bath to 183°F (83.9°C).
Sprinkle the cauliflower with the cayenne pepper powder then place in the sous vide bag. Salt and pepper the cauliflower and then seal the bag. Place the bag into the water bath and cook for 20 to 30 minutes, until soft.
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Heat the oil, peppers, garlic, and chickpeas in a pan over medium heat. Once hot, remove the pan from the heat and stir in the cherry tomatoes, lime juice, and basil.
Remove the cauliflower from the sous vide bag and add to the pan with the vegetables. Toss well to combine then serve.
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