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Mashed Cauliflower Bake

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars

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

30 m servings 124 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 124 calories; 9.2 g fat; 5.9 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g protein; 29 mg cholesterol; 165 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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YUMMY I love mashed cauliflower and this recipe is the bomb! The mixture of cheeses is perfect, the cream cheese helps to make this a creamy delicious dish. The children at my Sunday dinner tabl...

Most helpful critical review

Just Ok. My family was not impressed and just picked over it. Probably will not make this again.

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YUMMY I love mashed cauliflower and this recipe is the bomb! The mixture of cheeses is perfect, the cream cheese helps to make this a creamy delicious dish. The children at my Sunday dinner tabl...

A long time ago I couldn't stand cauliflower. That was until I went to a restaurant that served Parmesan mashed "potatoes". I ordered it as a side and did not realize that I ordered mashed cauli...

very easy and good. I added a little more parmesan cheese to taste.

Loved this dish, made it exactly as written except added some Season All. Have seen it with sour cream but think I like the creaminess of the cream cheese better. I definitely felt like it was m...

Really good!

Yummy! This was my first attempt at mashed Cauliflower. I love potatoes and I loved this just as much. The consistency of this is almost the same and it cooks faster than potatoes. I didn't stea...

First of all, I LOATHE cooked cauliflower! Hate the smell! With that said, I have found myself in need of a comparable potato side to our grilled chicken, steak, etc. --- especially now that I'...

Y-U-M !! This is so simple and delicious. I made per recipe but used chive and onion cream cheese smoked gouda cheese to pair with Italian style chicken . Would be awesome with steak or prime r...

I lowered the calories in this dish to about 75 per serving. I used Neufchâtel Cheese and fat free cheddar cheese. The other thing I added was red pepper flakes. I enjoyed it very much.