Buttery, fluffy and garlicky cauliflower mashed "potatoes" is a carb-lovers dream come true! This delicious mashed cauliflower is loaded with garlic, butter, parmesan, and cream cheese! It's KETO friendly and is a great alternative to traditional mashed potatoes.
3tablespoons cream cheeseor heavy whipping cream or sour cream
1/4 cupparmesan cheeseoptional
salt & pepperto taste
Rinse and cut cauliflower into florets. Steam or blanch cauliflower for 10 minutes or until the fork-tender and soft. Remove from heat and drain well.
While the cauliflower is cooking, heat butter over medium-high heat in a small saucepan. Add the garlic and Sautee for 1-2 minutes or until the garlic fragrant and begins to turn golden.
Remove from heat and add to a large food processor along with cooked cauliflower, parmesan, and cream cheese. Season with a dash of salt and pepper, to taste.
Blend until the cauliflower is smooth and resembles the texture of mashed potatoes. Alternatively, mash with a masher until it looks like mashed potatoes.
Serve with pats of butter and herbs of choice.
To make vegan: use vegan cream cheese or coconut cream in place of the cream cheese.To steam in microwave: Place florets in a microwave-safe dish, add water to fill the bottom of the dish and lightly cover with a plate, parchment paper, or plastic wrap for 8-10 minutes or until fork tender.