Halloween Brain Dip
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Halloween Brain Dip

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"Cauliflower is hollowed out and filled with avocado dip to make a realistic brain that you will enjoy serving to guests! Perfect for Halloween parties."

Ingredients

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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 170 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Slice the avocados in half. Remove the seeds and set aside. Scoop the avocado out of the skin into a bowl. Mash with a fork or whisk and stir in the salsa. Set aside. Slice off one side of each pit to make it flat and expose the cores of the pits. They will look like eyes.
  2. Remove all of the leaves from the cauliflower and remove the stem, leaving a nice hollow area with the outer part of the head intact. Use toothpicks to hold it together if it starts to fall apart.
  3. Place the cauliflower into a small bowl, so that the hollow is facing upwards and most of the cauliflower is up out of the bowl. The bowl is just for stability. Fill with the avocado dip and arrange the pits as eyes. Decorate the white ''brain'' by weaving thin strands of red and blue fruit leather between the florets to make veins and arteries. I wrap the bowl with cheesecloth and decorate with red food coloring to make it even more horrific!
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Awesome idea! It was so easy to prepare, especially because I cheated and used store bought guacamole. I used Fruit by the Foot brand fruit leather, because they carry a flavor called Berry Ty-D...

I brought this dish to a Halloween party and it was a big hit! Only one note: I used the little packages of fruit leather found at the store and had a hard time getting them to stay (they weren...

Great idea! Looks wonderful with a little extra work. After making this several times in anticipation of a "Witches Brew and Frightful Finger Foods" cocktail party, I have perfected the best wa...