Goodness Gang Kids Recipe – Cauliflower Dip

Cauliflower may taste bland on its own but adding proteins such as chickpeas together in the cauliflower blend can be an excellent source of protein, vitamins B and Cs, as well as potassium!

Carol Cauliflower approves!

Recipe

Cauliflower Dip

Ingredients:

  • 420g cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 150g chickpeas, cooked
  • Tahini (1/2 toasted sesame seeds and 1 tbsp sunflower oil)
  • 3 whole garlic cloves, skin on
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 tbsp water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine cauliflower florets and garlic cloves witholive oil and paprika. Season with salt and pepper and mix well
  3. On a tray with parchment paper, lay florets and garlic
  4. Roast for 15-20 minutes, remove garlic from the oven. Remove skin and set aside
  5. Continue to roast cauliflower for another 15 minutes
  6. To make tahini, blend sesame seeds and sunflower oil to form a smooth paste
  7. In a bigger blender, add roasted cauliflower, garlic, tahini, chickpeas, lemon juice, water and cumin
  8. Blend until a smooth paste is formed
  9. Enjoy as a dip with roasted cauliflower or corn chips!

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