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Elaine’s Cheesy Cauliflower Mash

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients
My friend Elaine sent me this simple Cheesy Cauliflower Mash recipe when we were researching easy recipes for young Moms with cancer. She has two small children and is very conscientious about what...

Ingredients

  • ½ head of cauliflower, outer leaves trimmed
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutrition Facts

Calories

236 cals

Fat

18 g

Saturated Fat

11 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

5 g

Carbohydrates

10 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

3 g

Protein

12 g

Sodium

453 mg

Directions

  1. Set up a steamer in a pot with an inch of water. Place the cauliflower and garlic cloves in the steamer, cover and cook over medium heat until the cauliflower is very tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Remove the cauliflower and garlic. Add in the butter and mash until desired smoothness. Add a tablespoon of milk and the grated cheese. Taste for salt and pepper.

Chef Tips

If low weight is your problem, you can bulk this up with some extra calories by mashing in some boiled Yukon gold potato with the cauliflower. Quarter 2 small or cut one medium potato into a large dice, and cook them while the cauliflower is steaming. If your mouth is sore, blend with a little butter to smooth it.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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