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Creamy Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Looking for an easy creamy mashed cauliflower recipe? Learn how to make creamy mashed cauliflower using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dmheikin

Makes 4 servings



Our savory cauliflower puree makes a perfect low-carb stand-in for mashed potatoes. It gets its fabulous flavor from garlic, buttermilk and a touch of butter and, best of all, it has about one-quarter of the calories of typical mashed potatoes

Recipe Ingredients for creamy mashed cauliflower

8 cup (1" pieces) Cauliflower
4 serving Garlic Cloves
0.33 cup Milk, Buttermilk, Fluid, Cultured, Lowfat
0.529 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
1 dash Pepper, Black

Recipe Directions for creamy mashed cauliflower

  1. Place cauliflower florets and garlic in a steamer basket over boiling water, cover

  2. and steam until very tender, 12 to 15 minutes. (Alternatively, place florets and

  3. garlic in a microwave-safe bowl with 1/4 cup water, cover and microwave on High

  4. for 3 to 5 minutes.) Place the cooked cauliflower and garlic in a food processor. Add buttermilk, 2

  5. teaspoons oil, butter, salt and pepper; pulse several times, then process until

  6. smooth and creamy. Transfer to a serving bowl. Drizzle with the remaining 2

  7. teaspoons oil and garnish with chives, if desired. Serve hot.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 372.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
104
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
789mg
33%
Potassium
383mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
11.2g
4%
Dietary Fiber
5.7g
23%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 184%
Calcium 6% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in pantothenic acid
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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