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Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

5 min
15 min


8 cups cauliflower florets (about 1 head)

4 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled

1/3 cup fat free milk

4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided

1 teaspoon butter

1/2 teaspoon salt

Fresh pepperĀ 

2 tablespoons Italian parsley, freshly chopped


Bring a medium saucepot of water to a boil. Steam or boil cauliflower florets and garlic until very tender, about 12 to 15 minutes. Drain and reserve Ā¼ cup of cooking liquid to thin out mashed cauliflower.

Place the cooked cauliflower and garlic in a food processor. Add milk, 2 teaspoons oil, butter, salt and pepper then pulse several times and process until smooth and creamy, if it is too thick, add in reserved cooking liquid. Transfer to a serving bowl. Drizzle with the remaining 2 teaspoons oil and garnish with parsley.