Creamy Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Mash

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Mash

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Mash is a delightful twist on traditional mashed potatoes. This recipe combines the richness of garlic and parmesan with the comforting wholesomeness of cauliflower. Whether you’re aiming to cut back on carbs or simply seeking a more adventurous side dish, this mash offers a symphony of flavors and a velvety texture that will leave your taste buds dancing.


  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Steam or boil the cauliflower florets until tender. Drain well.
  2. In a skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the drained cauliflower to the skillet and toss to coat it with the garlic butter.
  4. Remove from heat and use a potato masher or an immersion blender to mash the cauliflower to your desired consistency.
  5. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and heavy cream. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Mash is a flavorful and low-carb alternative to traditional mashed potatoes, combining the richness of garlic and Parmesan with the goodness of cauliflower.

Nutrition information: Calories: 120, Total Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 5g

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Mash brings a new level of sophistication to your dinner table. Its velvety smoothness, combined with the enticing aroma of garlic and the savory notes of Parmesan, will captivate both your palate and those of your guests. Whether you’re embracing a low-carb lifestyle or just curious about cauliflower’s potential, this dish is a must-try. Serve it alongside your favorite protein or savor it as a stand-alone comfort delight.

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