Side Dishes

Mock Mashed Potatoes


Posted: November 1

Time: 21 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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The secret to making vegetables as appealing as your favorite sides and main courses? Make them taste exactly like your favorites! Mock Mashed Potatoes takes nutritious cauliflower and cooks it mashed potato-style. That means you get the same creamy, buttery richness of mashed potatoes... but with vegetables! Cheesy and garlicky, Mock Mashed Potatoes will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters! Get your antioxidants in with some advanced and enhanced flavors!


Ingredients

1 medium head cauliflower, diced
1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup parmesan, grated
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bullion (you may substitute this with 1/2 teaspoon salt)
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chives, chopped, for garnish (optional)
3 tablespoons unsalted butter (optional)

Directions

Step 1

Place a stockpot of water over high heat on the stove-top, bringing it to a boil.

Step 2

Place the cauliflower into the stockpot and cook in the boiling water until well-done, about 6 minutes.

Step 3

Drain well, but do not allow the cauliflower to cool.

Step 4

Then, pat the cooked cauliflower completely dry using several paper towels.

Step 5

Using a food processor or an immersion blender with a bowl, puree the hot cauliflower with parmesan, cream cheese, chicken base, garlic, and pepper, until just smooth.

Step 6

Garnish with chives and serve hot with butter.


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