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Cauliflower Mash

This quick and easy mashed cauliflower is a great alternative to same-old mashed spuds, and it's healthier, too!—Nick Iverson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 large head cauliflower, chopped (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Place cauliflower in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, until tender, 10-12 minutes. Drain; return to pan.
  • Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat and strain; discard garlic, peppercorns and bay leaf. Add broth to cauliflower. Mash to reach desired consistency.
Nutrition Facts
2/3 cup: 26 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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