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Roasted Cauliflower Mash (a.k.a Faux Mashed Potatoes)

BS' in the Kitchen
An great alternative to mashed potatoes, this Roasted Cauliflower Mash has tons of flavour, is super easy to make, and good for you!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side
Servings 4


  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 handfuls sliced mushroom
  • 1-2 tbsp of butter
  • milk


  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Cut cauliflower into pieces and rinse with water, pat dry with paper towel.
  • In a large bowl, toss cauliflower pieces with olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste.
  • Place on non-stick baking sheet, and roast in oven for about 20 minutes.
  • Once cauliflower has started to brown a bit, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and set the oven to broil for a couple of minutes.
  • While cauliflower is roasting, in a pan on medium heat, saute mushrooms in butter.
  • When cauliflower is finished, along with your mushrooms, place in food processor, or use an immersion blender to puree until smooth, adding milk to add creaminess if desired.
  • Serve with homemade gravy, or instant gravy (I took the easy route...)
  • Enjoy!