Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce – turn cauliflower into creamy and delicious sauce with the addition of roasted garlic and Parmesan! Skip the cheese for a vegan option! Check out our VIDEO to see how to make it!
Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! After a carb-loaded and sweets-filled last week, I thought it’s time for delicious savory dinner recipes. And I am starting with a healthy one!
One of my Hubby’s favorite pasta dishes is chicken Alfredo. The creamy garlic Parmesan sauce with chicken and linguine is pure comfort food. This summer, I have been working on lighting up our favorite dishes and incorporating healthier options into out menu everyday. Hello, green smoothies!
This sauce is a combination of two veggies I absolutely love: cauliflower and garlic. I grew up eating a lot of cauliflower. My Mom had a collection of recipes using this veggie and made them a lot. The smell of sauteed garlic is my childhood memory, since my grandmother used it in almost every dish. I always have a jar of minced garlic in my fridge and now, roasted garlic cloves too. (P.S. I made a page on roasting garlic! Check it out, HERE!).
I’ve been making this sauce since it rocked Pinterest. It just gives me another reason to love cauliflower. When I don’t turn it into rice or roast the whole head or bake breaded florets – I cook it and blend it into a perfectly creamy sauce.
Recently, I was planning on making it for our pasta and the roasted garlic for my focaccia. Then a light bulb went of in my head and few cloves found it’s way into the blender with the cauliflower. Best.decision.ever.
I add Parmesan cheese to my sauce because there is no Alfredo without it, but feel free to skip it for a vegan option or if you are currently on a Whole30 program!
According to MyFitnessPal, one serving of this sauce is 118 calories!
Check out our video to see how we made this sauce! Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel!
This recipe makes 3 cups of sauce, but if you are lucky like me and get a large cauliflower head at Aldi’s for $1.40 – you will end up with 7 cups f florets and make two jars of the sauce! Big score and so much cheaper than a store-bought sauce! Not to mention healthy. I have several versions of this sauce cooking up and can’t wait to share them with you so stay tuned!
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