Garlic Cauliflower Mash

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RECIPE

by Grace Iberle, RDN, LDN, CHC, CPT

8 Servings | 25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 head Cauliflower
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tbsps Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese (Grated)
  • 1/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt (Optional )

Directions

  1. Halve the cauliflower through the stem, cut a "V" shape around the core to remove the core. Cut into florets.
  2. Bring 1-2 inches of water and a pinch of salt to a boil in a large saucepan with a steamed basket placed inside. Add cauliflower, cover and cook about 10-12 minutes until tender.
  3. As the cauliflower is steaming, heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and add garlic. Cook, stirring until the garlic starts to brown around the edges about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid, drain the cauliflower.
  5. Add reserved liquid, cauliflower, and garlic back to the pot, and blend with an immersion blender to desired consistency. Serve hot.

Notes

  • Make Ahead and Store: Can be made up to 3 days in advance and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat over low heat, adding additional butter if needed
  • Microwave Option: Place florets and minced garlic in a microwave-safe bowl with ¼ cup water, cover and microwave on High for 3 to 5 minutes
  • Garlic: Can also used minced garlic and skip heating on the skillet portion

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