Looking for a low-carb substitute for mashed potatoes? Look no further. With 3 tiny grams of carbohydrates, this "mashed" cauliflower dish can deliver flavor and blood sugar control.Ingredients
2 heads cauliflower
1/4 cup half & half
2 TBS butter
1/2 cup medium white cheddar
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
Cut the cauliflower away from the core and cut into 1 inch pieces.
Place in a large microwave safe bowl. Add the half & half and butter.
Microwave on high for 5 minutes, then toss.
Repeat 2 more times until cauliflower is tender.
Pour into a food processor or blender. Add cheese, salt and pepper and blend until smooth with no lumps. (If puree is not getting smooth enough or the cheese isn't melting all the way, pour back into the bowl and microwave 2-3 more minutes and then puree again.)
When mixture is smooth, pour into a serving bowl and serve.
- Calories 82
- Total Fat 6g
- Saturated Fat 1g
- Sodium 184mg
- Carbohydrates 3g
- Dietary Fiber 1g
- Protein 3g