Surprise South Beach Mashed 'Potatoes'

Surprise South Beach Mashed 'Potatoes'


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


servings 30 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • 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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  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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  • Note
  • This recipe is optimal for Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet.
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  1. 145 Ratings


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 ...

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...

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 step...

WOW! Fantastic. I have been on low carb for about 3 weeks now and it's been preet easy until today. I needed comfort food and I was starving. I bought cauliflower today and was looking for somet...

The trick to getting the texture right is to steam the cauliflower until it is tender, then let as much of the water drain off as possible. I ran mine through my potato ricer then used the mixer...

My husband and I *love* potatoes in all its glorious forms, and giving them up so we could get healthier was hard. I love RAW cauliflower, but hated it cooked, until now. My husband hates it, ra...

I give it a 2 because of the modifications I had to make. Ok, people this is a SIMPLE RECIPE! I boiled the cauliflower(a whole head) until very soft and almost transparent. To me-that is the ...

I really was surprised. The texture was much lighter and the taste was a little sweeter than real mash potatoes. The second time I made this recipe I added a little shredded cheddar which made i...

Can't believe that this actually tastes like mashed potatoes, but it did! Yummy! Definitely want to serve them hot though.. a little sour cream is nice as well!