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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.8
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.5 mg
  • Sodium: 277.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

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Cauliflower Mashed


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Introduction

These “mashed potatoes” taste just as good as the real thing, but they’re much lower in carbs! These “mashed potatoes” taste just as good as the real thing, but they’re much lower in carbs!

Ingredients

    • 6 cups of chopped cauliflower (fresh or frozen)
    • 1 1/2 oz. Smart Balance spread, melted
    • 1 1/2 oz. half and half (or fat free half and half)
    • salt
    • white pepper

Directions

1. Heat cauliflower with an inch of water in a microwave safe bowl until tender.



2. Mash cauliflower with spread and half and half until at the desired consistency. Add salt and white pepper to taste.



Serves 4.





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  • 28 of 29 people found this review helpful
    When i make this I use 2 wedges of laughing cow herb and garlic and throw it in the food processor. I don't need any cream or butter. This cuts the already low calories by around half! - 5/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I've made this before and love it. A fairly large serving is so low in calories. For those of us on the Weight Watcher diet plan, it's very low point. I sometimes make it with 1/2 cup of fat free sour cream and 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese - also good. - 1/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I am definitely a potato girl and this recipe helped take off the edge of my cravings for potatoes. I put fat free sour cream instead of the half and half. Just a suggestion - 1/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I have made this twice now.The first time, I SIMMERED FRESH cauliflower. I didn't have Half n Half, so I used skim milk and grated a little cheese in. The second time, I STEAMED FROZEN cauliflower, and used FF Half n Half with a bit of grated cheese. I liked FRESH best. - 3/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I, too, have been making this for a long time. The only thing I do differently is use low fat buttermilk and steam some garlic cloves with the cauliflower. I "mash" by throwing all in food processor. YUM!! - 1/9/08

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It is a great recipe....I put the cauliflower in the microwave and use the fresh vegetable setting...when done put it in the food blender with pepper, 1 T of butter nad salt to your taste....blend the heck out of it so the consistency is what you like and EAT! - 1/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    A great tasting side dish. Love it. Garlic is a great addition. - 1/4/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    they were good and healthy! - 5/8/09

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Decades ago Mom made a hamburger cassarole in a pie dish using mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes as the "crust" for the bottom and sides. My brother hated cauliflower & never knew the difference. The secret? Cook the cauliflower as soon as he was off to school and thoroughly air out the house. - 1/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used this recipe but used 1/2 head of cauliflower, 2 tablespoons of grated parmesian cheese (not the powdered kind) and added 1/8 tsp. of garlic powder and 1 Tbs. SMART BALANCE . Steamed cauliflower in steamer (5 min.) Put rest of ingrediants in food processor. YUM! One of our favorite dishes! - 1/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love this dish. I used LF sour cream and garlic in the puree. - 3/22/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I added 1.5 oz FF cream cheese and halved the half and half. Delicious... although I need to find a better mashing method... came out the texture of coleslaw, which isn't quite what I had in mind! :) - 1/28/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What a clever & delicious substitute for mashed potatoes...I've always LOVED cauliflower, now I have a new REASON to! - 1/19/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe doesn't say what the serving size is. Does anyone know? - 1/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love this - used to eat it on Atkins - 1/5/08

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make this quite often. I don't use half n half, just light or fat free butter and garlic powder. - 1/4/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a recipe used in the South Beach Diet book too. They are great and quite easy to make. - 1/4/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very tasty and easy to make. - 1/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Half and Half is cream, or rather half cream and half milk. It's what a lot of people/restaurants use in their coffee, instead of just milk. It's thicker than milk, so it would help thicken the cauliflower consistancy. I've made this before and it's awesome. I agree, a little garlic is great! - 1/4/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Nothing like a tiny bit of minced garlic to really add some taste to this. Love the recipe but does not satisfy a need for mash potatoes. With a little bit of imagination, this recipe is a great side dish. Sprinkle with a little parmesean cheese. - 1/4/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We have a winner! I added a little more fat free half and half and used the blender to get a good consistancy. I tried mashing by hand the first time and it was too lumpy. - 12/28/07

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Taste good as cauliflower mash but as a potato eater (I'm Irish!) I wouldn't consider them as a mash substitute. Kate - 3/15/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very tasy vegetable recipe thanks - 5/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great tasty recipe - 5/8/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really good but I too like it with sour cream and garlic. - 5/8/09

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