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Roasted Cauliflower Hummus (Bean Free)

Make some of this low-carb and tummy friendly Roasted Cauliflower Hummus from Danielle at Natural Contents. It's paleo and vegan too!
Paleo, vegan, gluten free; Free of: dairy, soy, eggs, beans, nuts
Course Dip
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword bean free hummus, cauliflower hummus, no bean hummus
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 108kcal
Author Danielle Gaebel, from Good Food for Everyone (page 133)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cauliflower 1-1/2 pounds - cut into florets
  • 2 large lemons halved
  • 1 small head garlic - stem and dirt removed but kept in skin
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. (My note: Line the cookie sheet with aluminum foil for easier clean up)
  • Spread cauliflower onto baking sheet. Place lemons on the same pan, halves flat side down.
  • Put garlic in a small foil packet and close.
  • Roast garlic for 25 minutes; cauliflower and lemons for 40 minutes (My note: I found 40 minutes to be too long for the lemons, I would recommend 25 minutes for the lemons as well)
  • Allow the garlic to rest in foil 10 minutes Then open packet and pop the garlic cloves out of their skins. Set aside. (My note: cut the top off the head of garlic to make this step easier)
  • Allow cauliflower and lemon to cool 10-15 minutes. Once cool, squeeze lemons into a small bowl removing seeds.
  • Using a food processor with the S blade, add cauliflower, lemon juice, roasted garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth, about 1-3 minutes. Scrape bowl and run again to incorporate small bits.
  • Scoop into a serving dish or jar and refrigerate until cold. Serve with fresh vegetables or crackers
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Danielle's Tip: Roasting the three main ingredients adds another level of flavor and gives the lemons a deeper concentrated taste. With that said, juice from un-roasted lemons will do just fine.

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 473mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 19.2mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.3mg