Olive Oil, Garlic & Romano Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

Yield: 3-4 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45-55 minutes




1 head cauliflower
 salt & freshly cracked pepper
4-6 cloves garlic, peeled
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 c cream
1/3 c grated Romano cheese
Salt & freshly cracked pepper


  • Clean cauliflower and break into large flowerets pieces.

    In a large piece of aluminum foil, tightly wrap cauliflower flowerets and peeled garlic cloves that have been seasoned with salt and pepper and place in 350°F oven and bake for 45-55 minutes or until tender.

    Put into casserole dish and mash to desired consistency (I like a little texture to mine).

    Add extra virgin olive oil and cream and mix in well.

    Add the grated Romano cheese and season with salt and pepper as desired. 

    Can be made ahead and reheated in a 350°F oven until piping hot

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  • Recipe Source: inspired by this recipe on faithfulnessfarm