Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

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Have you been cutting your carb intake? This cheesy mashed cauliflower is the perfect low card side dish to any meal.

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Cheesy mashed cauliflower

Cheesy mashed cauliflower is easy to make and the cheese really takes it over the top.

If you are short on time use store bought mashed cauliflower and doctor it up by adding cheese after warming it up.

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower:

Ingredients
Head of Cauliflower
2 Tbsp butter
8 oz shredded cheddar cheese
1-1 1/2 c water
salt & pepper, to taste
large pot with lid
small baking dish

How to make Mashed Cauliflower with Cheese

Preheat oven to 350. Place the water and cauliflower in a large pot; cover with a lid. Cook for 15-20; til tender

Let set for about 10 minutes and place in a colander to let any excess water drain. Place back in pot and mash.

Mashing cauliflower

Add butter, salt, pepper & handful of shredded cheese; mix well. Place in small baking dish.

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Cover mashed cauliflower with remaining cheese. Bake for 10-15 minutes or til cheese is melted.

You may also want to try our Parmesan and Herb Roasted Acorn Squash as another side option.

That was pretty simple huh? This can be made ahead of time then all you have to do is reheat.

How to make mashed cauliflower

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Head of Cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 8 oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1 1/2 c water
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • large pot with lid
  • small baking dish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Place the water and cauliflower in large pot; cover with lid.
  3. Cook for 15-20; til tender
  4. Let set for about 10 minutes and place in colander to let any excess water drain.
  5. Place back in pot and mash
  6. Add butter, salt, pepper & handful of shredded cheese; mix well.
  7. Place in small baking dish.
  8. Cover mashed cauliflower with remaining cheese. Bake for 10-15 minutes or til cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 156Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 257mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 8g
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

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1 thought on “Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower”

  1. patricia parsons

    i am on a carb diet and i make this and put some real bacon bits in it very tasty also make (potato) salad with cauliflower in stead of potatoes

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