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Creamy Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

This creamy garlic mashed cauliflower is a great healthier alternative to mashed potatoes and will have you questioning why you didn't try it sooner.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Creamy Garlic Mashed Cauliflower
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 162kcal
Author Ryan Beck

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 lb) head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • rosemary or parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the cauliflower and boil for 15 minutes until soft and tender.
  • While boiling cauliflower, heat the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute for 2 minutes or until soft. Set aside.
  • When cauliflower is ready remove from heat and drain. In a food processor, add the cauliflower, garlic with butter, milk, parmesan cheese, salt and black pepper and puree until smooth. Serve hot and sprinkle some rosemary or parsley on top.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 674mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 98.2mg | Calcium: 250mg | Iron: 1.1mg