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February 22, 2024

A Twist on the Dip

Getting tired of your same old dip?  Try Whole Foods Market’s Spicy Cheddar-Jack Cauliflower Dip!


  • Florets from 1/2 head cauliflower (2 1/2 cups), steamed until very soft and cooled
  • 4 oz. Neufchatel cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 12 oz. (3 1/2 cups) shredded cheddar and jack cheeses
  • 3 lightly packed cups (5 oz.) baby spinach leaves


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.  Pulse cauliflower in a food processor until very smooth.  Add Neufchatel, mayonnaise, jalapeno, garlic, salt and all but 1/2 cup of the cheese shreds.  Pulse until very smooth.  Add spinach and pulse until chopped.  Scrape into a 1-quart ovenproof baking dish or casserole, sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake until hot and bubbling, about 35 minutes.

Recipe courtesy Whole Foods Market.


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