Cauliflower with Avocado-Cilantro Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 appetizer servings
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One 2-pound head cauliflower or Romanesco, sliced into cross-sections or cut into 1 1/2-inch-wide florets

4 ounces (1/2 cup) cream cheese, at room temperature

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

1 avocado, peeled, pitted

1 serrano chile, stemmed, deveined, seeded

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the cut cauliflower onto a serving platter. In the bowl of a food processor, or in a blender, place the cream cheese, cilantro, lime juice, avocado and chile, and blend until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a small bowl and serve with the cauliflower for dipping.