Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

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1 head cauliflower
2 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Bring water to boil in medium-large pot.
  • Wash and cut cauliflower into small pieces. Be sure to include the stem, no need to waste that.
  • Cook in boiling water for about 6 minutes, or until tender. Drain well.
  • In a food processor, add cauliflower, cream cheese, butter, Parmesan, garlic, salt, and pepper, pulse until mixed or puree until smooth.

Serves 4.