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Whipped Cauliflower

Rated as 3.56 out of 5 Stars

"Need a low-carb substitute for mashed potatoes? This five-ingredient dish from our Test Kitchen has a mild cauliflower flavor with a smooth creamy texture."
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Ingredients

20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place cauliflower in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly.
  2. Place the milk and oil in a blender or food processor. Add the cauliflower, salt and pepper; cover and process until blended. Transfer to a bowl. Serve immediately.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1/2 cup equals 105 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 199 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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steaming as opposed to boiling is VERY important. I also use butter, a little cream cheese and cheddar cheese in the processor. It takes this over the top. I do not use oil or add milk, it makes...

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As written I agree with others that this recipe for "mock mashed potatoes" would be mediocre at best. Whether you steam, boil, or microwave the cauliflower doesn't matter -- what's important is ...

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As written I agree with others that this recipe for "mock mashed potatoes" would be mediocre at best. Whether you steam, boil, or microwave the cauliflower doesn't matter -- what's important is ...

steaming as opposed to boiling is VERY important. I also use butter, a little cream cheese and cheddar cheese in the processor. It takes this over the top. I do not use oil or add milk, it makes...

I microwaved the cauliflower in a saran wrap covered bowl for 12 minutes, then put it in the blender with Tony Chachere's, margarine, and sour cream (didn't have any milk). I added shredded che...

Well, cauliflower requires an accustomed taste, but know that cauliflower is one of the top shelf cancer-fighters so it remains a staple for its anti-oxidant properties. This dish is easily doc...

Roasting method is much better. Chop cauliflower coarsely. Using 2 sheets of foil, spray the bottom sheet, lay chopped cauliflower on that, then cover w/other sheet of foil. Seal sides making ...

I added a little sour cream for flavor and used my potato masher instead of a food proccessor. They tasted great but were slightly lumpy.

It would also taste better with heavy cream and butter. I like to add a bit of sour cream and gruyere cheese, too.

Eh, this was ok. I had to doctor it up so it had some flavor. The cauliflower itself is a little bit sweeter than i was looking for... so I roasted some garlic cloves and sauted some onions w/ ...

I love cauliflower so I was surprised at how terrible this dish tasted, it didn't even smell good. I ate a few bites, but no one else would. I thought it was a waste of a good cauliflower head ...