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Lemon-Garlic Cauliflower Spread

Nutty, flavorful roasted cauliflower readily transforms into this rich and incredible hummus-like spread! Try it on sandwiches or as a dip for crudité.
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 146kcal


  • 8 cups cauliflower florets
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup low fat Greek yogurt
  • ¼-1/3 cup warm water
  • 1 TB lemon juice
  • pinch cayenne
  • Optional garnish: chopped fresh basil and toasted fennel seeds


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line two baking pans with parchment paper. Spread cauliflower florets evenly across pans. 
  • Spray lightly with cooking spray and season with salt and fennel seed. Roast for 30-35 minutes or until cauliflower is browned, stirring and rotating pans halfway through cooking. Let cool. 
  • Purée cauliflower. olive oil, yogurt, lemon juice, and spices. Add ¼ cup water and puree. Add more water as needed to reach a smooth consistency. 
  • Serve garnished with optional chopped basil and toasted fennel seeds.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1296mg | Potassium: 1196mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 237.2% | Calcium: 13.3% | Iron: 10.4%

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