Some may turn their nose up at mashing up cauliflower to mimic The Great Potato, but if you try it like this – you will be converted. I didn’t just stop at using a potato masher, I added full-fat cream cheese and then blitzed the mixture into a creamy, (dreamy) puree. All it needed was a little seasoning and it’s perfect as a side dish to mop up all those lovely flavours of your dish. You could also use it like I did to top my Low-carb Seafood Bake and Spicy Low-carb Cottage Pie.
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Carbs 4.3g | Fat 7.9g | Protein 5.4g
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Creamy Cauliflower Mash (Keto)
- 520 g (18.3 oz) cauliflower florets, cut into equal-size pieces
- 50 g (1.8 oz) full-fat cream cheese (soft cheese)
- salt and white pepper
- 2 tsp unsalted butter, to serve
- Trim the cauliflower into equal-sized pieces.
- Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the cauliflower florets and cook until they have softened completely, this can take up to 20 minutes. To test, pierce a floret with a fork and it should slide off instantly.
- Drain well in a colander or large sieve and leave to steam off for a few minutes.
- Mash immediately using a potato masher, adding the cream cheese halfway through. Season with salt and pepper.
- For extra creamy mash, place the mixture into a mini food processor and blitz until smooth.
- Keep warm until ready to serve - and serve with a little unsalted grass-fed butter. Game changer!
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Calories 110Kcal / 460kJ
Eggs (may be found in some brands of cream cheese - check label)
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