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Recipe: Cauliflower mashed 'potatoes'

Posted on Nov. 23, 2015 ( comments)
Cauliflower mashed potatoes recipe

Silky, buttery, creamy and delicious, cauliflower puree is a low-calorie and low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes.

With its fiber, vitamin, mineral, antioxidant and phytonutrient content, the benefits of cauliflower are immense. Plus, you’ll love how easy it is to prepare in this simple recipe.

Cauliflower mashed "potatoes"
(serves 4)

Ingredients 
1 head cauliflower
2–3 tablespoons grass-fed butter (such as Kerry Gold)
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh chives (optional)

Instructions
Chop cauliflower flowerets into 1–1 1/2-inch pieces. Discard cauliflower core and stalks.

Bring water to boil in steamer pot. Add cauliflower and steam for 10–15 minutes or until cauliflower is tender (but not mushy).

Place steamed cauliflower, butter, salt and pepper into food processor. Blend until desired texture is reached, scraping down sides of processor and adding 1–2 tablespoons of liquid as needed.

Optional: Garnish with minced fresh chives.

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Chelsey LIndahl Chelsey Lindahl, RD, CD

Chelsey Lindahl, RD, CD, is a wellness dietitian at the MultiCare Center for Healthy Living & Health Equity, which helps educate children and families in Pierce County about healthy lifestyle choices through programs such as “Ready, Set, Go! 5210.” If you have questions, call Chelsey at 253-301-5095 or email [email protected].

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