Here we take simple mashed cauliflower and mix in garlic buttermilk and a touch of butter to create a flavorful side dish that has about one quarter of the calories of typical mashed potatoes.
Chef john creger. I was skeptical that it would be as satisfying as mashed potatoes but was pleasantly surprised at how nice a side dish this was. Its simple to make and i think that my method is the absolute best for creating creamy flavorful cauliflower mashed potatoes low carb healthy and a hit with my kids too. If youre feeding a crowd scale the recipe up accordingly. This cauliflower mash recipe is the perfect low carb substitute to mashed potatoes.
Try it even if you think you wont like itmany non believers are now huge cauliflower. This creamy cauliflower mash makes a perfect low carb stand in for mashed potatoes. I absolutely hate cauliflower. Long before cauliflower pizza crusts cauliflower cakes and cauliflower couscous there were just a few folks looking for a lighter dish to enjoy in lieu of mashed potatoesthe popularity of all these cauliflower dishes is evident in the availability of pre riced cauliflower.
Depending on the size of your food processor youll likely need to. Mashed cauliflower is a great alternative to potatoes. Start by breaking or chopping the head of cauliflower into cauliflower florets and placing in a large pot. Cauliflower mashed potatoes are a guilt free and delicious way to cut calories and add veggies to any meal.
If you like vary it by adding shredded low fat cheese or chopped fresh herbs. Mashed cauliflower is a great substitute for mashed potatoesthey have a similar look and feel and are low in carbs and high in nutrients and the cauli taste is very mild. The secret to making steamed cauliflower smooth and creamy. Cover the cauliflower with water and heat until the water is boiling.
What possessed me to try this recipe i have no idea but i am glad i did. Itd be great for thanksgiving but note that it serves 3 to 4. This mashed cauliflower recipe is a delicious alternative to mashed potatoes. Find recipes to try it with garlic coconut milk or cheese.
Were big fans if you hadnt noticed. Skip to content top navigation explore allrecipes allrecipes search profile menu join now join now account create a profile newsletters help more. Garlic mashed cauliflower is a favorite in our house. I substituted cream for the 2 milk to add just a touch more of creaminess.