Rockin' Good Smashed Cauliflower with Garlic

Rockin' Good Smashed Cauliflower with Garlic

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"I substituted this dish for mashed potatoes as a low-carb alternative, and my husband said it was 'rockin' good.' Flavors of Parmesan, garlic, and chives brought cauliflower to a new level and we didn't miss the potatoes. This goes well with a nice grilled steak or London broil."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover and bring the water to a boil. Place cauliflower and garlic in steamer and steam until soft, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Remove garlic cloves and smash with a fork; place smashed garlic with cauliflower into a pot.
  3. Smash butter and chives into cauliflower and garlic with a fork or potato masher until smooth.
  4. Stir light cream into smashed cauliflower mixture.
  5. Sprinkle Parmesan-Reggiano cheese onto cauliflower mixture; season with salt and black pepper.
  6. Cook the cauliflower mixture over low heat to absorb the cream and melt the butter, about 12 minutes.
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This was easy and delish! ...especially considering I wasn't overly precise on the measurements of the ingredients. I used fresh cauliflower instead of frozen and parmesan cheese in place of the...

My son does not eat vegetables and he ate these "imitation mashed potatoes".

Of all the variations of “fake mashed potatoes” cauliflower recipes I’ve tried, this is one of the best. Most are good but most aren’t quite as sturdy as you’d want your “mashed potatoes” to be...