Mashed Cauliflower Bake

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Cauliflower and cheese combine to make a creamy side dish. The possibilities with seasonings are endless.

close up view of Mashed Cauliflower Bake garnished with bacon and green onions in a white baking dish
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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, coarsely chopped

  • 1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese, or as needed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add cauliflower, cover, and steam until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer cauliflower to a bowl.

  3. Mash cauliflower with cream cheese until smooth; stir in Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Spoon mixture into a 1-quart casserole dish; top with Cheddar cheese.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbling and Cheddar cheese is melted, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

124 Calories
9g Fat
6g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 124
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 45mg 223%
Calcium 107mg 8%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 324mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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