Elevate your culinary experience with the delightful and nutritious indulgence of Weight Watchers Twice Baked Cauliflower, a brilliant twist on the classic comfort of twice-baked potatoes. This inventive dish transforms humble cauliflower into a canvas of rich flavors and creamy textures, providing a satisfying option for those on a mindful wellness journey.
Beginning with tender cauliflower florets, steamed or boiled to perfection, the magic unfolds in the mash. Blended with Greek yogurt, part-skim mozzarella, grated Parmesan, light cream cheese, minced garlic, and a touch of Dijon mustard, the cauliflower mixture becomes a velvety symphony of tastes. The result is a guilt-free rendition of the beloved twice-baked concept, showcasing the versatility and health-conscious nature of cauliflower.
Baking to golden perfection, the Twice Baked Cauliflower emerges from the oven adorned with a golden crown of additional shredded mozzarella and Parmesan. The aroma fills the kitchen, promising a delectable experience ahead. Garnished with chopped chives or green onions, if desired, each serving is a visual and gastronomic delight.
Perfect as a wholesome side dish or a standalone star, this Weight Watchers creation exemplifies the philosophy that mindful eating can coexist with delicious flavors. Whether you’re aiming for a healthier lifestyle or simply seeking a tasty alternative, this dish proves that cauliflower can transcend its vegetable status, delivering a meal that satisfies both the palate and the points-conscious mind. Adjust the ingredient quantities to fit your individual Weight Watchers plan, and relish in the joy of savoring a dish that celebrates the fusion of culinary creativity and wellness.
Twice Baked Cauliflower
serves 6 and 1/6th is considered zero points.(old plan)
- 1 large head of cauliflower, broken into pieces
- ¼ cup of low fat sour cream
- ½ cup cheddar cheese, fat free, shredded
- A dash of olive oil
- Salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees
- Rinse cauliflower and rip or cut into smaller pieces
- Place in a large sauce pan and put approximately ¾ cup of water
- Cover with lid and steam over low flame for about 12 minutes
- Mash cauliflower with a potato masher
- Add in sour cream, cheese, and seasonings
- Add just enough olive oil to a Pyrex dish to coat it
- Add the cauliflower mixture to the Pyrex dish
- Bake for about 45 minutes or until crispy on top