Mashed Cauliflower

//Mashed Cauliflower

Give mashed potatoes a makeover.

This quick and simple mashed cauliflower recipe is a delicious and easy way to swap in a healthier option on your holiday table. Bonus, it’s packed with Vitamins C and B-12. Perfect paired with gravy and cranberry sauce.

Mashed Cauliflower

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients for Mashed Cauliflower

4 cups coarsely chopped cauliflower
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or butter

Directions for Mashed Cauliflower

1. Place the chopped cauliflower in a large heatproof bowl. Microwave on high, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.

2. Load the cooked cauliflower, heavy whipping cream, salt, and olive oil into a food processor. Blend for 2 minutes, or until creamy. Serve immediately.

Note: If your kids prefer a chunkier texture, mash the cauliflower with a potato masher instead of using the food processor.

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Mashed Cauliflower
 
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Recipe type: Side
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped cauliflower
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or butter
Instructions
  1. Place the chopped cauliflower in a large heatproof bowl. Microwave on high, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
  2. Load the cooked cauliflower, heavy whipping cream, salt, and olive oil into a food processor. Blend for 2 minutes, or until creamy. Serve immediately.
Notes
If your kids prefer a chunkier texture, mash the cauliflower with a potato masher instead of using the food processor.

 

By | 2018-01-25T17:34:26+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Sides|0 Comments

About the Author:

Heralded by Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution as “A mom and genius game creator helping kids eat fresh food!”, Jennifer Tyler Lee is an award-winning cookbook author, game creator, and healthy eating advocate. Jennifer has garnered national TV, radio, and print coverage for her family cookbook, The 52 New Foods Challenge, and her nutrition game, Crunch a Color®: The Healthy Eating Game. Jennifer’s work has been spotlighted by Jessica Alba, Michael Pollan, Jamie Oliver, Laurie David, Rachael Ray, US Weekly, The 700 Club, and Oprah.com—among many others. Her fresh approach to cooking together as a family inspired a nationwide series of kids cooking classes at Williams-Sonoma, The 52 New Foods Junior Chef Series, along with an exclusive edition of her book. A former strategy consultant, she lives in the Bay Area with her family.

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