Healthy Twist: Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

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Gather 1 medium head of cauliflower, 2 cloves of garlic, 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.


Chop the cauliflower into florets and steam until tender, about 8-10 minutes. Drain well.

Garlic Infusion

While cauliflower steams, mince the garlic cloves. Sauté them in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil until golden and fragrant.


Transfer the steamed cauliflower to a food processor. Add the sautéed garlic, Greek yogurt, and Parmesan cheese. Pulse until smooth and creamy.

Creamy Texture

For a smoother texture, add a splash of milk or more Greek yogurt. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Flavor Variations

Enhance the flavor with herbs like chopped chives or parsley, or a sprinkle of paprika for a hint of spice.

Serve Hot

Transfer the mashed cauliflower to a serving bowl. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

Healthy Side Dish

Enjoy this guilt-free alternative to mashed potatoes, rich in nutrients and low in carbs.

Storage Tips

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently in the microwave or on the stove.


 Serve this healthy mashed cauliflower alongside your favorite proteins or as a satisfying vegetarian main dish.