This cauliflower Alfredo sauce is crazy easy, delicious, and nutritious! And, it’s a yummy way to include more vegetables in your diet! You won’t even be able to tell there’s cauliflower in it!
Cauliflower is like the new buzzword when it comes to grain-free cooking. There are cauliflower rice, pizza, bread, mashed “potatoes”, and I’ve even heard of cauliflower ice cream (eek!). Cauliflower Alfredo is also making its debut. The reason I decided to make my own cauliflower Alfredo sauce is because it’s one more vegetable I can squeeze into my meal. Your family probably won’t even know there’s cauliflower in it unless you tell them (I would call that a win-win)! What I love most about this sauce though is how crazy quick and easy it is to make.
In order to reduce inflammation and heal your body, enjoy this sauce over some spiralized veggie noodles (zucchini, squash, sweet potato, etc).
Cauliflower has many health benefits including:
- It’s rich in fiber.
- In 1 cup, there’s 77% of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin C (immune function, DNA repair, serotonin production, etc)
- In 1 cup, there’s 20% of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin K (bone formation)
- It’s a good source of antioxidants, particularly glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, which are especially protective against cancer.
Suggested Side Dish: Green Beans sautéed in garlic, marjoram, and salt.
Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce
- 1 head cauliflower
- 1 cup parmesan cheese
- 4 oz cream cheese
- 1 cup milk
- 1 Tbsp butter
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- Steam the cauliflower for about 15 minutes, or until they are soft and tender.
- While the cauliflower is steaming, grate the parmesan cheese if it’s not already.
- When the cauliflower is done, place it and the rest of the ingredients into a blender and blend for about 5 minutes until the sauce is creamy and smooth.
- Enjoy over some spiralized veggie noodles (I also enjoyed mine over some green beans!).
- Option: add some cooked chicken to the sauce for added protein.