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cauliflower mashed "potatoes"

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Barbara Denby
Midlothian, VA

This is a healthy alternative to the Mashed potatoes that we all love. Being diabetic, I'm always looking for flavorful alternatives. Even my family loves this.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For cauliflower mashed "potatoes"

  • 1
    head of cauliflower, cut into florets of roughly the same size
  • 3/4 c
    chicken broth, low sodium, low-fat
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, fat free
  • 2 Tbsp
    cheese, romano or parmesan, grated
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • salt, kosher
  • pepper, black ground

How To Make cauliflower mashed "potatoes"

  • 1
    Steam the cauliflower over boiling water for 15 to 20 minutes, until tender. Place the cauliflower in a food processor or blender along with 1/2 cup broth. Puree on high until smooth. Transfer the puree to a medium saucepan.
  • 2
    In a cup, dissolve the cornstarch in the remaining 1/4 cup broth, and add to the caulifower puree. Add the cream cheese, Romano or Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. Cook over medium heat, stirring, 2 th 3 minutes, until the puree begins to thicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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