Creamy Garlic Mashed Cauliflower



I don’t know if I could trick anyone into thinking these are mashed potatoes, but they are pretty darn good! They aren’t as dense as mashed potatoes, but still have a good consistency.

Recipe adapted from

Recipe makes 6 servings
1 serving = about 1/2 cup = 87 calories

1 medium head of cauliflower
2 cloves of garlic minced
2 tbsp butter
1-3 tbsp 1% milk
1/4 cup shredded parmesan
Salt & pepper to taste


Add cauliflower florets to a large pot of heavily salted water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, & continue cooking for about 15 minutes.


Meanwhile in a pan over medium heat melt butter & saute garlic for about 2 minutes. Set aside.


Blend cooked cauliflower, sauteed garlic & butter, parmesan, & 1 tbsp milk in a food processor. Add more milk if it is too thick. Add salt & pepper to taste.



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