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Recipe: Cauliflower mashed ''potatoes''

Recipe: Cauliflower mashed ''potatoes''

This nonstarchy vegetable version of mashed potatoes is lower in calories and carbohydrates and a good source of vitamin C and folate.

This nonstarchy vegetable version of mashed potatoes is lower in calories and carbohydrates and a good source of vitamin C and folate.


Directions

Break cauliflower into small pieces. In a large saucepan, steam cauliflower, garlic and leeks in water until completely tender, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Use a food processor to puree the vegetables until the texture resembles mashed potatoes. Process only a small portion at a time.

If you prefer a smoother texture, use a blender. Be sure to hold the blender lid on firmly with a dish towel. Add a little hot water if vegetables seem dry.

Stir in margarine and pepper to taste. Serve.


Ingredients

1 head cauliflower
1 clove garlic
1 leek, white only, split in 4 pieces
1 tablespoon soft-tub margarine, nonhydrogenated
Pepper to taste


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Dairy 
Fats0.5 
Fruits 
Grains 
Meat 
Nuts_Seeds_Drybeans 
Sweets 
Vegetables
Diabetes
Fats0.5 
Freefoods 
Fruits 
Meat 
Milk 
NonStarchyVegetables
Starches 
Sweets 
HWP
Carbs 
Fats0.5 
Protein Dairy 
Sweets 
Vegetables 
NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories67 
Carbohydrate9 g 
Cholesterol8 mg 
Fiber2.5 g 
Monounsaturatedfat1 g 
Potassium 
Protein2 g 
Saturatedfat1 g 
Servingsize1 cup 
Sodium60 mg 
TotalFat3 g 

2015-02-18

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