Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Looking for an easy Mashed Cauliflower recipe? Learn how to make Mashed Cauliflower using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jenmakely

Makes 4 servings



"Mock Potatoes" Chef: George Stella

Recipe Ingredients for Mashed Cauliflower

2 pounds cauliflower
1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chives
3 tablespoons unsalted butter

Recipe Directions for Mashed Cauliflower

  1. Set a stockpot of water to boil over high heat.

  2. Clean and cut cauliflower into small pieces. Cook in boiling water for about 6 minutes, or until well done. Drain well; do not let cool and pat cooked cauliflower very dry between several layers of paper towels.

  3. In a bowl with an immersion blender, or in a food processor, puree the hot cauliflower with the cream cheese, Parmesan, garlic, chicken base, and pepper until almost smooth.

  4. Garnish with chives, and serve hot with pats of butter.

  5. Hint: Try roasting the garlic and adding a little fresh rosemary for a whole new taste.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 247.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.5g
18%
Saturated Fat
7.1g
36%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
523mg
22%
Potassium
703mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
12.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
5.7g
23%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 176%
Calcium 12% Iron 6%
* 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
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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