Monday, October 31, 2011

mashed "potatoes"

A, had a dental procedure last week and has been on softer foods for a few days.  He had a craving for mashed potatoes but I usually don't have potatoes in my pantry.  After a quick google search, I found a great low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes.  Substitute fresh cauliflower for potatoes!  He actually loved it and had a second serving.  Everything tastes good with some garlic and cheese :)  Try this side dish during Thanksgiving and your family will not notice the difference.

 mashed "potatoes"

1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup cheddar cheese

Boil or steam cauliflower for 8-10 minutes.  Drain and reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water.  Place cauliflower into food processor with garlic, s&p and olive oil.  Pulse until smooth.  Sprinkle cheddar cheese and serve.

Serves 3-4 people. 

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