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Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Cauliflower Alfredo is a great way to lighten up your next weeknight dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 4 Tablespoons garlic I used jarred garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 Tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh shredded Parmesan cheese
  • optional: squeeze of fresh lemon
  • salt and pepper To Taste


  • Bring chicken broth to a boil in a large pot. While it comes to boil, chop cauliflower into small pieces. Drop cauliflower into boiling broth, turn heat down to medium/low and cover with a lid. Let the cauliflower cook for 10 minutes or until soft with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saute pan, cook garlic and butter for 3-4 minutes over medium heat. Once cauliflower is done, stain and dump into your food processor or food blender. (Reserve 1/2 cup broth!). Mix the broth, cauliflower and remaining ingredients in food processor until smooth.
  • Enjoy sauce over pasta and steamed veggies!


Inspired by Pinch of Yum