Smashed Cauliflower and Cheese

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Jul. 09, 2013

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!!


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



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.


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


If using a blendtec press the sauce button.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 217Calories from Fat 109

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 575 mg23.96%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet