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Mashed Cauliflower

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 36 kcal

Mashed Cauliflower is a healthier alternative to mashed potatoes, with fewer carbs. This Mashed Cauliflower recipe is perfectly smooth and creamy. Top with herbs and cheese, or season with chicken broth, sour cream and seasonings for the perfect cauliflower mashed potatoes!

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Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower , trimmed to florets only
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • chives , minced

Instructions

  1. Line a large saucepan or Dutch oven with a steamer tray. Fill with 1 inch water and bring to a low boil. 

  2. Add cauliflower florets, allowing to steam for 15-20 minutes or until nearly falling apart. 

  3. Drain water and remove steamer basket. Add butter, Greek yogurt (or sour cream), Kosher salt and black pepper. Mash with a potato masher. If you want smoother, whipped cauliflower, use a ricer or the food processor. 

  4. Cauliflower can be watery, heat on low, stirring continuously to evaporate remaining water. 

  5. Top with ground black pepper and chives. 

Nutrition Facts
Mashed Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving
Calories 36 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 471mg 20%
Potassium 90mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1.8%
Vitamin C 15.6%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 0.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.