Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

Number of Servings: 4 (242g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

This variation on mashed potatoes is a great side dish to complement any meal. If you like a little bite to your potatoes, a little horseradish paste is a wonderful addition to garlic for pumping up the spice in this dish.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups cauliflower florets
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ⅓ cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 4 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • Fresh chives, chopped

Directions

  1. Place cauliflower florets and garlic in a steamer basket over boiling water, cover and steam until soft (12-15 minutes).
  2. Place the cooked cauliflower and garlic in a food processor. Add buttermilk, 2 teaspoons oil, butter, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth and creamy.
  3. Serve drizzled with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and garnish with chives, if desired. Serve hot.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 242g

Amount per serving
Calories 115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 74.3mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 680mg 15%
Vitamin A 10.7mcg 2%
Vitamin C 104.3mg 120%
Vitamin E 0.9mg 6%
Vitamin K 36mcg 30%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 123mcg 31%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 3.6mcg 15%
Chloride 18.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.5mg 20%
Phosphorus 115.4mg 10%
Iodine 4.5mcg 4%
Magnesium 34.9mg 8%
Zinc 0.7mg 10%
Selenium 2.1mcg 4%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 11.1mcg 25%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Cauliflower, Buttermilk (cultured Lowfat Milk, Nonfat Milk, Salt, Sodium Citrate, Vitamin A Palmitate), Olive Oil, Garlic, Butter (sweet Cream), Salt.

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