Keto Pesto Cauliflower Mash

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  • prep time

    prep time

    9 min

  • cook time

    cook time

    6 min

  • ready time

    ready time

    15 min

Keto Pesto Cauliflower Mash

5 ratings

This pesto infused mash is great to jazz up cauliflower for dinner time.

Perfect served with an extra helping of pesto alongside chicken or pork.

  • Net Carbs

    1.8 g

  • Fiber

    1.7 g

  • Total Carbs

    3.6 g

  • Protein

    2.4 g

  • Fats

    17.4 g

173 cals

Keto Pesto Cauliflower Mash

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Ingredients

  • Olive Oil

    Olive Oil

    4-½ tablespoon

  • Cauliflower

    Cauliflower

    1 small - head - 4" diameter

  • Basil, Fresh

    Basil, Fresh

    1 cup, whole pieces

  • Garlic

    Garlic

    1 clove

  • Parmesan Cheese

    Parmesan Cheese

    1 tablespoon, grated

  • Lemon Peel Or Zest Raw

    Lemon Peel Or Zest Raw

    1 tsp

  • Lemon Juice

    Lemon Juice

    1 teaspoon

  • Pine Nuts

    Pine Nuts

    1 tablespoon, whole pieces

  • Salt, Sea Salt

    Salt, Sea Salt

    ¼ teaspoon

  • Black Pepper

    Black Pepper

    ⅛ teaspoon

Recipe Steps

steps 4

15 min

  • Step 1

    Break the cauliflower into florets. Add to a pan of boiling water and simmer until tender - about 6 minutes.
    Step 1
  • Step 2

    Whilst the cauliflower is cooking you can prepare the pesto. Add the basil, Parmesan, pine nuts, lemon zest, lemon juice and garlic to a food processor. Blend to form a chunky paste.
    Step 2
  • Step 3

    Add 4 tablespoons of olive oil, season to taste and blend to form a pesto.
    Step 3
  • Step 4

    Transfer the pesto to a serving bowl. Add the cooked cauliflower to a food processor with 1.5 tablespoons of the pesto and the remaining olive oil. Blend to form a creamy mash. Taste and season further if required and serve with the remaining pesto for drizzling.
    Step 4

Comments 1

  • Jlaengrich

    Jlaengrich 3 years ago

    Delicious