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Cauliflower Queso Dip | feedmegreens.com

Spicy Cauliflower Queso Dip

A healthier spin on queso dip! This spicy cauliflower version replaces half the cheese of traditional queso with veggies for added fiber and vitamins.  Best served warm and with your favorite dipping chips!

Course Dips, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ clove garlic
  • ¼ seeded jalapeno
  • ¾ cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • ½ can Rotel tomatoes, pureed in blender if desired (or your favorite salsa)
  • 1 Tbsp adobo sauce (optional, for more heat)

Instructions

  1. Add cauliflower, carrot, and almond milk to a large pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer over medium low for 15-20 minutes or until veggies are softened.
  2. Add the mixture to a high speed blender and puree thoroughly. Add salt, garlic and jalapeno, and puree again until very smooth. 

  3. Pour back into the pot, heat over medium and slowly stir in the cheese. Add the Rotel tomatoes (or salsa). Stir and serve!

Recipe Notes

This dip is best served warm! Will store in the fridge for a few days; reheat as needed.

A high speed blender will produce the best smooth texture.