Easy Mashed Cauliflower

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Easy Mashed Cauliflower
Whole Foods Market

Mashed cauliflower tastes similar to mashed potatoes but with fewer carbs. Top with chopped herbs and grated cheese if you like.

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4
Servings
68
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower, trimmed and cut into small florets
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cauliflower and cook until very tender, about 10 minutes. Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid and then drain well and transfer cauliflower to a food processor. Add oil and reserved water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and purée until smooth. (Or, mash cauliflower with a potato masher). Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3.3%
Protein
3g
6%
Carbs
8g
3%
Vitamin A
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
13.6%
Vitamin C
71mg
100%
Vitamin E
0.6mg
3%
Vitamin K
26µg
32%
Calcium
35mg
3%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
84µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
84µg
21%
Iron
0.7mg
3.8%
Magnesium
23mg
6%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
3.8%
Phosphorus
65mg
9%
Polyunsaturated
0.4g
N/A
Potassium
446mg
13%
Sodium
351mg
15%
Zinc
0.4mg
2.7%

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