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Creamy vanilla cauliflower

Creamy Vanilla Cauliflower

Servings 4 -6


  • 1 head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 3-4 Tbsp milk
  • 1/2 vanilla bean paste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring about an inch of water to a boil in the bottom of a pot into which your steamer basket fits. Add about 1/2 tsp. salt and cauliflower florets. Cover and steam until as tender, about 8 minutes.
  • *If you don't have a steamer basket you can boil it. Pour 1 inch of water into large saucepan. Place cauliflower in water, stem side down; cover. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer 10 to 12 minutes until crisp-tender; drain.
  • Place steamed cauliflower in a food processor. Pulse until pureed. Add cream cheese.
  • For vanilla bean. Place on counter and split carefully down the center. Slide knife across to remove paste. Add to cauliflower.
  • Add salt to taste. Serve warm.