Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Ingredients

2 large heads of cauliflower, cut into florets
1 shallot, diced
5 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 tablespoons cream cheese or Greek yogurt
1 cup shredded parmesan
Salt
Pepper
Bacon bits and chives for garnish (optional)
Instructions

Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees.
Put your cauliflower florets on two baking sheets and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Roast for 15-20 minutes or until the cauliflower just starts to brown on the edges.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add the shallot and minced garlic to the pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until soft and fragrant.
Put the roasted cauliflower in a blender or food processor.
Blend the cauliflower until smooth.
Add the cooked shallot and garlic to the blender and blend until well combined.
Add the cream cheese or greek yogurt to the blender. Blend until well combined.
Add the shredded parmesan to the blender and blend until well combined.
Transfer the cauliflower mixture from the blender to a medium pot and heat over medium heat until warm.
Serve warm and garnish with bacon bits and chives.

Posted on Jillee’s site

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