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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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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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving68
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated0.7g3.3%
Protein3g6%
Carbs8g3%
Vitamin A0.1µgN/A
Vitamin B60.3mg13.6%
Vitamin C71mg100%
Vitamin E0.6mg3%
Vitamin K26µg32%
Calcium35mg3%
Fiber3g12%
Folate (food)84µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)84µg21%
Iron0.7mg3.8%
Magnesium23mg6%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.8mg3.8%
Phosphorus65mg9%
Polyunsaturated0.4gN/A
Potassium446mg13%
Sodium351mg15%
Zinc0.4mg2.7%