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mashed cauliflower (instant pot, scd compliant)

Recipe by
Seattle, WA

Mashed cauliflower is a comforting treat, similar to mashed potatoes, but using the healthy cruciferous veggie. This is a wonderful way to reintroduce cauliflower when on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, as the cauliflower is cooked very soft.

yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For mashed cauliflower (instant pot, scd compliant)

  • 1
    head cauliflower
  • 1 c
    scd yogurt made with half & half
  • 1 tsp
    granulated garlic (penzeys or mccormick brand are scd compliant)
  • 1/4 tsp
    granulated onion (penzeys or mccormick brand are scd compliant)
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt (anywhere between 1/2-1 tsp. works, according to taste preference)
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make mashed cauliflower (instant pot, scd compliant)

  • Head of fresh cauliflower in a strainer to wash.
    Clean & cut head of cauliflower into chunks.
  • 2
    Place trivet rack in Instant Pot. Place a steamer basket or fine mesh metal basket on top. Pour in 2 cups of water.
  • 3
    Place cauliflower chunks in the basket. Close lid, set steam valve to sealing. Pressure cook 4 minutes. Manual steam release. Remove lid & let sit a few minutes. Remove steamer basket with cauliflower & rack from Instant Pot. Discard water in the bottom of the pot.
  • Finished cauliflower mash inside the Instant Pot.
    Return cauliflower to pot. Add about 1 cup of SCD yogurt made with Half & Half, and seasonings. Mash with a potato masher. (Should mash easily.) Enjoy!