Parmesan & Roasted Fauxtatoes

Parmesan & Roasted Garlic Mashed "Fauxtatoes" (Thanksgiving side dish) 


Garlic & Parmesan Mashed Fauxtatoes: Rich, creamy, and flavorful, but this small-batch recipe has no potatoes! You’ll find tons of flavor and nutrients in this recipe that's just the right size for your post-op holiday needs!

Serving Size1/3 cup
Number of Servings: 6

Prep Time:  15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 c. low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c. water
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 bag (about 3 cups) frozen cauliflower florets
  • 1 can (10 oz.) Cannellini beans or Great Northern Beans drained and rinsed
  • ½ c. fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. white pepper
  • Salt, to taste


- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

- In a pot, place chicken broth, water and garlic cloves. Bring to a boil, then add cauliflower florets and cover. Cook about 5-7 minutes, or until florets are soft.

- Remove garlic and half the liquid. Add beans and cheese.

- Using an immersion blender, blend cauliflower and beans until completely whipped. "If you don't have an immersion blender you may also blend cauliflower with either a food processor or large pitcher blender. "

- Place mixture in a baking sheet and bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until liquid has reduced and mixture has thickened.

Nutrition Information 

Serving size = 1/3 cup

83 calories, 2g fat, 257mg sodium, 10g carbs, 2g sugars, 3g fiber, 7g protein

Author: Nikki Massie, Bariatric Foodie
Brought to you by:  Celebrate Vitamins