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Mashed cauliflower

This recipe serves to replace mashed potatoes in a low carbohydrates or low calorie diet. Serve mashed cauliflower as you would mashed potatoes.


1 pk cauliflower (frozen cauliflower, 1 lb bag)
4 oz cream cheese (about 1/2 package)
1⁄2 c cheese (sharp, mature flavor Cheddar)
2 t garlic (crushed or minced)
  seasoning (salt and pepper to taste)


Cook cauliflower as usual until just tender and drain.

Run through food processor, blender, or mash by hand with a masher.

Mash in the cheese and garlic ingredients.

Salt and pepper to your liking and serve.

Total time
25 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


Want a different flavor? Replace 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese with a different cheese like feta, or mozzerella ... or 1/4 cup of your favorite low carb salad dressing, such as blue cheese!


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