1 medium head cauliflower
1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened (optional)
1 tablespoon of half and half or cream.
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper and salt
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
Boil water over high heat to then
Clean and cut cauliflower into small pieces.
Steam cauliflower.about 6 minutes, or until well done.
Drain well; do not let cool and pat cooked cauliflower very dry
In a bowl with an immersion blender, or in a food processor, puree the hot cauliflower with the cream cheese (or some half and half),
salt and pepper to taste.
Blend until smooth or your desired taste.
Other ways to mix it up: try rosemary or cheddar cheese. for a whole new taste.
This dish is key to fulfilling my comfort food craving without eating mass amounts of carbs. This is a superb way to eat low carb and not feel like you are missing out on anything! I have also made mock mac n cheese with cauliflower.. which is delicious!!
Finding new ways to enjoy your favorites is important when eating healthy.