As it’s been mentioned before, I am falling in love with substituting carbs for cauliflower. But this is a recipe I didn’t even know was possible. I am hosting an event tonight with my Mary Kay business and we will have light refreshments. I decided I would make hummus for the event. So I went to my trusty site for recipes, Pinterest, and started looking through the hummus recipes. I wanted something unique so I scrolled for a while and low and behold this showed up. I had no idea you could substitute cauliflower for the chickpeas that you usually use to make hummus. So I decided to make this recipe and share my results with you. Here it goes!
Before I get into the process of making this here is the link to the recipe.
Getting The Ingredients
I was about and about shopping and was next to a Wegmans grocery store so I decided to get the ingredients to the hummus from there. And I’m glad I did because most of the ingredients could probably be found everywhere but the tahini would probably be hard to find. Tahini is a Mediterranean condiment made from toasted ground hulled sesame. And it is definitely a speciality item. You can’t get it from just any grocery store.
Before you can even start making the hummus, you have to roast the cauliflower. So I had to cut up the cauliflower, pour olive oil over it, sprinkle salt and pepper, and then cook it in the oven. Next time I make this I will probably use the Green Giant bag of frozen roast cauliflower. That will save you a lot of time because all you have to do is microwave the bag and it gives you the same results.
And while the cauliflower was roasting I combined the rest of the ingredients in a bowl.
The Making Process
I was happy because I finally got a chance to use my new food processor which I earned through my Mary Kay business. But because I doubled the recipe I had to make the hummus in sections. So I would scoop some of the cauliflower into the bowl and the rest of the ingredients from the bowl made earlier. And then sprinkle olive oil on top.
I was to say I was a little skeptical how this version of hummus would taste since I’ve never heard of it before but it honestly taste like any other hummus. It was very flavorful and the cauliflower has the same texture as the chickpeas. I would recommend everyone give this recipe a try for your next party or event because it’s a fun topic of conversation and it’s pretty easy to make.
Has anybody else tried this recipe before? Or have any found any other unusual uses for cauliflower substitutes? I’d love to hear all about it in the comments. And don’t forget to follow my blog by pressing the follow button at the bottom of the page.