Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip

Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip pic

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature (or the whole bar for a creamer taste)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon thyme (I used powdered but you could use fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder (or you could use fresh garlic)
  • 1 cup aged white cheddar
  • salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

Toss the cauliflower in the oil with salt and pepper, arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake at 400F until lightly golden brown, about 20-30 minutes.

Puree cauliflower and the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and pour into a baking dish.

Bake at 350F until the top is lightly golden brown, about 20-30 minutes.

Recipe adapted from Closet Cooking

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  1. shannon fowler says:

    We are on a huge cauliflower kick in my house. This sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Kathy Pease says:

    This looks so delicious! I have been looking for healthier recipes and this looks perfect!

  3. I love Cauliflower! This recipe is a winner…thank you!! It’s a cut above the other Cauliflower recipes I’ve seen…I can’t wait to fix it 🙂

  4. christina moore says:

    Sounds like it would be good

  5. Chalene Alic says:

    I can’t wait until my daughter is born in a few weeks and I can eat veggies and cheese again!!! Pinned for Christmas!!!

  6. Jennifer H. says:

    This sounds like it would be amazing!

  7. I don’t eat a lot of cauliflower, but I’ve seen it in so many recipes lately. This sounds like a great way to try it again.

  8. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    My family really enjoyed this. Such a great recipe. Thank you so much for sharing

  9. Lula Ruger says:

    I really like this recipie when ever i am cooking a big sunday or holiday meal my kids and grandkids are in the kitchen trying to steal something or bugging me about when it will be done so this would be a yummy hold me over dish Thanks

  10. I tried this and it was delicious.

  11. Debbie Welchert says:

    I have never had a cauliflower dip before and this recipe looks and sounds delicious. I can’t wait to give it a try.

  12. Jesselyn A/Jesstinger says:

    I’ve got to try this ~ thanks to roasting, I finally got my Hubby/Honey eating CAULIFLOWER and now he really loves it! I’m going to bring this to a Labor Day potluck pool party this weekend..

    I was even thinking I could take this recipe and turn it into a sauce for a newfangled version of Mac & Cheese. What do you think?

  13. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This sounds like a great recipe. I can’t wait to give this a try. Thank you so much

  14. Kelly Nicholson says:

    anything with cheddar for me…i think ill try this with some ritz..i dont know about potato chipc

  15. Carol Nine says:

    This sounds delicious! My husband is not a fan of plain cauliflower, but I bet he will love this recipe.

  16. Karen Propes says:

    This sounds great! We love cauliflower and cheese does not have a chance in this house. I will have to make this for an upcoming event. Looks like it would be so smooth. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Karen Propes says:

    This sounds great! We love cauliflower and cheese does not have a chance in this house. I will have to make this for an upcoming event. Thanks for sharing.

  18. ellen scull says:

    I think this is a great recipe for using cauliflower. I will definitely try this soon.

  19. Anna Crowe Bates says:

    Making this tonight! Yum!

  20. Trey Smith says:

    a great recipe. i’ve tried it and it taste delicious

  21. Wow! Sounds interesting and looks good. I need to give this a try. Thanks for the recipe. 🙂

  22. Marilyn Legault says:

    Interesting, I would never have thought to make this

  23. KELLY NICHOLSON says:

    i like the cheddar thought..i i will enjoy this..thanks

  24. Christina Strapp Lambert says:

    This looks very good. I keep seeing a lot of Cauliflower recipes and they are looking good.

  25. Melissa S says:

    This looks really good and a different take on a party dip. I think I will give it a try for a 4th of July party we are attending.

  26. Sharon Rooney says:

    This sounds wonderful and different. You could even make a double batch of the roasted cauliflower and have half with dinner and use the other half for the dip.

  27. Richard Hicks says:

    I want to give this a try. Nothing healthier than cauliflower!

  28. Gabby Anderson says:

    Looks delicious

  29. June S. says:

    (Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip) This sounds easy enough to make. I am always looking for some new recipes to try out. I will have to make this one for my brothers and I the next time we all get together.

  30. This is definitely getting made in my house! Thanks for sharing!

  31. Sounds delicious!

  32. lana simanovicki says:

    I have never seen this I gotta try it looks awsome

  33. David Fultner says:

    Well I have some frozen cauliflower I keep looking at. I will use this recipe now. Thanks.

  34. Elisabeth says:

    This is a great way to sneak in some veggies! 😉

  35. MaryJane says:

    Sounds delicious!

  36. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This sounds so good. I can’t wait to try this for my family. Thank you for sharing

  37. Kim Hampton says:

    This sounds really good!

  38. Kim Hampton says:

    This sounds really good! I’m not a huge cauliflower fan but I but the cheese covers up the taste well!

  39. lissa crane says:

    This sounds awesome and easy! I love that I can “sneak” in some extra veggies and the kids will never know! I can’t wait to try this next weekend. I think this will be the veggie hit of our BBQ!

  40. Nicole Dziedzic says:

    This Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip looks perfect for my next party! Perfect for pretzels, rice crackers, and veggies.

  41. This looks good. I would have never thought to do that.

  42. sheila ressel says:

    This sounds and looks really yummy! I simply must make this for my family. I’m sure it will be devoured immediately.

  43. I think this recipe is truly innovative, and I am going to try it for lunch.

  44. Betsy R Barnes says:

    Such a lovely recipe! I love cauliflower and love finding new recipes 🙂

  45. James Robert says:

    This looks so darn good. I like cauliflower about any way I can get it so this would be perfect with that white cheddar.