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Cauliflower "Mashed Potatoes" Recipe + How to Prep a Cauliflower

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Try these cauliflower "mashed potatoes" (cauliflower puree) and you won't miss those mashed potatoes at all! The cauliflower is creamy, smooth, and light...and not to mention healthier than mashed potatoes.
  Cauliflower head 3 Pound
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon
  Grated cheddar cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
For garnish
  Chopped scallions 1 Tablespoon

1. Cut and separate cauliflower into florets as shown in the video.

2. In a large pot, add a cup of water and bring to a boil.
3. Throw cauliflower florets in the pot. Cover with lid and cook for 5-8 minutes or until fork tender.
4. Into the blender or food processor, put the cooked cauliflower and puree until smooth.
5. Into a bowl, transfer the puree and add butter, cream, cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.

6. Garnish with scallions and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 64 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.2%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.6 mg2.2%

Sodium 116.1 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 4 g8.5%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C 132.1%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 4.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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