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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mash

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is low-calorie and low in carbohydrates to meet the needs of my Ideal Protein® diet plan. I use this as a substitute for potatoes."
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50 m servings 100
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place garlic in a casserole dish and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Roast garlic in the preheated oven until tender and fragrant, about 15 minutes.
  4. 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, about 10 minutes.
  5. Mash cauliflower and roasted garlic with olive oil together in a bowl. Stir salt, parsley, and pepper into mashed cauliflower until completely incorporated. Spread cauliflower mixture into casserole dish.
  6. Bake mashed cauliflower in the preheated oven until hot and flavors blend, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 100 calories; 6.9 8.5 3 0 363 Full nutrition

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I've been skeptical of cauliflower recipes claiming to be as good as mashed potatoes, because of a failed attempt at a recipe several months ago. I decided to give this recipe a try after having...

I made this a couple weeks ago and added some milk and Parmesan cheese. I used a hand mixer and that was messy and it turned out just ok but I just made it again and puréed it in the blender wit...

Yummy substitute for mashed potatoes. Did make a couple changes. Used 1 clove minced garlic, 1\2 cup Greek yogurt, and baked at 400.

This potato substitute is excellent! I pretty much made it per recipe. The only thing I did different was add a bunch of green onions to the garlic & olive oil while it roasted in the oven. Outs...

It was a big hit. Even my teenagers liked it. I roasted my cauliflower instead if steaming it so it wasn't quite mash but it was great.

Superb! No complaints! I'll make this again and again!

I loved the roasted garlic in with cauliflower!. I added some extra sharp white cheddar in the mix before I baked it just to add some smoothness to the texture, but it really didn't make it smo...

I roasted the garlic and cauliflower and then steamed them together. I didn't mash with a mixer... just chopped finely after cooking. It was yummy and great flavor! Served with a chicken recip...

I loved this! Outstanding! Doing this instead of potatoes from here on out!