Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower is a healthy (and tasty) alternative to regular mashed potatoes. Learn how to make cauliflower mash with this simple recipe!
Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower is the perfect balance of healthy and…well, cheesy. Food should be all about balance, so this recipe is a great way to cut out the carbs from regular mashed potatoes, but keep alllll the amazing flavor by mixing in some cheese. And if you really want to be healthy, the cheese is totally optional. Either way, you’re going to love this tasty Cauliflower Mash recipe!
I’ve made Garlic Mashed Cauliflower in the past, and you all LOVED it, so I just wanted to give you another delicious option. If you missed it, I’ll show you how to make cauliflower mash right here, and then you can check that recipe out later. Both are so yummy! They’re great options for healthy Thanksgiving side dishes.
This cheesy cauliflower mashed potatoes recipe is all about getting that cheesy, creamy texture in a much healthier dish. So if you’re looking to skip the regular mashed potatoes in favor of cauliflower mash, you’re in the right place. Let’s get to cooking!
This low carb Cauliflower Mash is an easy way to cut down on carbs this holiday season without sacrificing flavor. I mean, what’s the point in eating something at all if it doesn’t taste good, right? (Or do some people eat things JUST for health? I don’t know. I’m in it for the taste!) Luckily this Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower checks all the boxes!
Mashed cauliflower doesn’t taste exactly the same as mashed potatoes, but it does the trick. Having that same smooth, creamy texture is what really matters, and that’s easy to do. Adding in the butter and cheese is what gives it that irresistible flavor. You’ll barely notice the difference, and you won’t miss the potatoes at all!
Simple, easy and cheesy! My whole family loves this recipe so much. If it were for them, I’d be making this every day! Give it a shot, you’ll love it!To Make this Recipe You’ Will Need the following ingredients:
1 med/ large head of cauliflower chopped up small
5 oz Cream Cheese
1/4 cup light cream
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic 3/4 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
2 and 1/2 Tbs Parmesan Cheese
1 tsp Paprika
Non stick spray ( I used Olive oil spray)
Pre heat oven to 350°
Chop Cauliflower and add to a boiling pot of hot water and boil for 10- 12 minutes.
Drain cauliflower well. ( while draining in colander.. I push out any excess water out with paper towels.)
Meanwhile in a bowl combine the cream cheese, light cream, salt, garlic and Parmesan cheese and using hand mixer mix until blended… add cooked cauliflower and mash together with mixture. I then use hand mixed to mix saving some small chunks and place into greased baking dish, top with cheese sprinkle with paprika and bake for 30 minutes or until cheese starts to lightly brown.