This Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Mashed Cauliflower is rich in flavor and creamy delicious. The Whole Grain Dijon Mustard gives it a flavorful power boost that will quickly become your favorite side dish!
You guysssss, I can’t keep it a secret any longer! I was selected to participate in a campaign at the end of May that will give you (my loyal readers) a chance to win an exclusive trip to Dijon, France!
More details will come later (at the end of May – so be sure to stick around), but I could hardly contain my excitement and I wanted to share it ASAP so that you’ll be sure to visit and enter for a chance to win a trip for two and take an enjoyable, edible journey to Dijon, France. I almost wish I could enter myself…but, then I’d have nothing to offer you!
So, let’s get started with a new recipe that we’ve fallen head-over-heels in love with. Mashed Cauliflower. Of course, this time with a flavorful, savory twist. The secret is in the Whole Grain Dijon Mustard.
Mashed Cauliflower has been called everything from Mock Mashed Potatoes, to Pureed Cauliflower, to Whipped Cauliflower. No matter what you call them – they are here and here to stay.
Here’s just a few delicious variations of Mashed Cauliflower that’s loved by people who have tried it.
- Mock Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Cauliflower) by Food Network with a 5.0 rating by 413 reviewers
- Cauliflower Puree by Epicurious with a 4/4 forks rating and 98% would make it again
- Whipped Cauliflower Dijon by Food.com with a 5 star rating by 20 reviewers
Whether you make the cauliflower in its simplest form with a bit of butter and a dash of salt and pepper, or whether you switch it up with Whole Grain Dijon Mustard like I did, cauliflower is making news.
How can it not? It’s so versatile!
You can get all fancy with it and dress it up by adding any combination of the following: gruyere cheese, horseradish, garlic, parmesan, spinach, feta, ranch dressing – and the list goes on.
The ever popular blog Pinch Of Yum even wrote a cookbook called The Creamy Cauliflower Sauce eCookbook. If you want to get a copy, you can purchase it by clicking the 30 Creamy Cauliflower Recipes image below. Please know that this is an affiliate link and if you choose to purchase this ecookbook, I receive a small commission on the sale.
What we loved about this Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Mashed Cauliflower dish is that it goes well with all different proteins, such as pork tenderloin, sirloin steaks, chicken, roasts, etc. Try it! Cauliflower is an excellent canvas for other flavors. You won’t be disappointed.
I can hardly wait to show you what I paired it with at the end of May. Hint, hint…it’s amazing and sssssooooo flavorful – you’ll love it!
- 1 head cauliflower, washed, stem and leaves removed, and chopped into small pieces
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese
- 1 tablespoon whole grain dijon mustard*
- ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- ½ teaspoon chicken bouillion powder (**optional - see note)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- *butter, optional*
- *chives, optional*
- Place a large stock pot of water on the stove over high heat.
- Add cut cauliflower to water and heat to boiling. Turn down to medium-high and cook until cauliflower is tender (6-8 minutes, depending how big your cauliflower pieces are). Remove from heat and drain well.
- Add all ingredients (except the garnishes!) and using an immersion blender or food processor, puree until nearly smooth.
- Serve with butter and top with chives, if desired.
**Omit chicken bouillion powder to make a vegetarian version of this dish.
Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Mashed Cauliflower
Recipe adapted from Mock Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Cauliflower) by Food Network