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Smashed Cauliflower and Cheese

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Learn how to make a fresh and healthy alternative to mashed potatoes. This blender recipe is made with a Blendtec or Vitamix commercial blender. It has no preservatives or additives. Make sure the cauliflower is steamed! Add cheese to taste. This one is a keeper!!
Ingredients
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Kosher salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cauliflower 1 Large (Cut into florets)
  Cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cubed
Directions

MAKING
1. Chop and steam the cauliflower for 7-8 minutes in water.
2. Once done drain and set aside.
3. In the vitamix combine the milk, sour cream, kosher salt, black pepper, cauliflower and cheddar cheese.
4. Start off with speed 1 and slowly increase it to speed 8, leave it on low.
5. Blend for 35-40 seconds or until you reach the desired consistency, use the tamper if needed.

SERVING
6. Serve the Cauliflower and Cheese as side dish along with a main dish of your choice.

NOTE
If using a blendtec press the sauce button.

Things You Will Need
High speed blender Blendtec or Vitamix

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
SmartMAN.tv
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 217 Calories from Fat 109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19.1%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36.3 mg12.1%

Sodium 575.7 mg24%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.6%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 8.1% Vitamin C 233.9%

Calcium 27.5% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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