We love Alfredo sauce but unfortunately it’s not the best for your health. This recipe for Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce is much lower in fat than traditional Alfredo and comes with a serving of veggies. I’m not going to lie and tell you that this is exactly like Alfredo sauce you are used to but considering the large differences in ingredients it comes very close!
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Tips for making this Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce:
This recipe can be changed to your liking by adding more or less liquid. The sauce does thicken as it cools making it less easy to coat pasta but great for a pizza sauce or dip. To thin it to coat pasta you can add a little pasta water at a time to get your desired consistency or if you want it to be thicker just add less broth.
To make this sauce you will steam the cauliflower in the broth and then add it into a high powdered blender with the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth.
We had this Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce over pasta tonight and the kids enjoyed it too! Let us know what you think in the comments below!
If you love using cauliflower for a healthy substitute be sure to check out our Cauliflower Pizza Crust recipe! For other delicious recipes try our Carrot Ginger Soup, Crock Pot Pasta Sauce, Turkey Lasagna Soup, Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Lasagna, Pumpkin Risotto, Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad, Basil Parmesan Risotto, Turkey Stuffed Peppers, Fried Eggplant with Arugula Caprese Salad, and Bacon and Cheese Loaded Mashed Potatoes.
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- 4 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
- 1 head of cauliflower, chopped
- 2 cups of vegetable broth
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- dash of nutmeg
- 1 cup Parmesan cheese
- Heat a small sauce pan over medium heat and spray the bottom with non-stick spray. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
- Add chopped cauliflower and broth. Cover and simmer until cauliflower is very tender.
- Pour garlic, cauliflower and broth into blender and add the remaining ingredients.
- Blend until combined and smooth.
- To make sauce thinner add more broth or pasta water if you are putting it on pasta.
- Serve and enjoy!
Use an immersion blender or regular blender to blend sauce.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 551mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g