Mashed Cauliflower

This creamy side dish offers a healthy and delicious alternative to mashed potatoes.

Mashed Cauliflower

head of cauliflower
Prep Time 20 min.
Cook Time 25 min.
Serves 4
  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into flowers
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Steam cauliflower in a medium-sized pot on the stove top until tender (approximately 10 minutes). Remove cauliflower from heat and let it cool slightly.
  2. Once cool, pulse cauliflower in a food processor or blender until smooth, adding skim milk as needed if the mixture gets too dry.
  3. Brush an 8-inch by 8-inch casserole dish with olive oil. Spoon cauliflower into the baking dish and smooth with a spatula.
  4. Sprinkle the top with parmesan cheese and bake until brown on top, about 25 minutes. Let the casserole cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition facts:

Per 1/4 of recipe 100 calories 6 grams of protein 8 grams of carbohydrates 6 grams of fiber 170 milligrams of sodium 6 grams of fat ( 2 grams of saturated fat 3 grams of monounsaturated fat 1 grams of polyunsaturated fat ) 10 milligrams of cholesterol

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