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Surprise South Beach Mashed 'Potatoes'

Surprise South Beach Mashed 'Potatoes'

The South Beach Diet Online

The South Beach Diet Online

Cauliflower replaces potatoes as the secret Phase 1 ingredient in this South Beach Diet classic.

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  • Calories:
  • 30 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 244 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Steam or microwave the cauliflower until soft. Puree in a food processor, adding the butter spray and the half-and-half to taste. Season with salt and pepper.
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dansez99
187

dansez99

11/5/2006

Preparing this recipe as written is a waste of time. Instead, cook the cauliflower for longer, and dry it between layers of paper towels. Add a couple of wedges of laughing cow cheese (I like the garlic and herb kind), and some reduced fat parmesan. Add salt and black pepper and use a hand mixer to get the potato-like texture. The key is to make it taste good while still using South Beach-friendly ingredients.

calizen
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calizen

3/16/2006

My husband and I have been on the South Beach diet for about 7 months now. This recipe has become a staple in our home, although I don't quite make it this way. I boil the cauliflower until soft, drain it really well, and then mash it with a little bit of Smart Balance buttery spread, salt, and pepper. No, it doesn't have the same texture or even the same flavor of mashed potatoes, but it's still a very good and healthy alternative. You can melt a little bit of 2% cheddar cheese on top, or mix in a little sour cream and green onion for some variety. I've made brown gravy and put it over this - also very good. I can honestly say I do not crave mashed white potatoes anymore. This recipe is good enough for me.

PUREWATERFALL
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PUREWATERFALL

12/6/2005

First of all, there is NO substitute for mashed potatoes! The people who left bad reviews need to have lower expectations! This is a great recipe for people who are trying to take positive steps toward lifestyle changes in their diets! A great creamy consistency that goes well with the dishes that you would normally serve potatoes with. Added cream cheese, galic and onion, garnished with chives and a little dollop of low fat sourcream. Very tasty!

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