This recipe for mashed cauliflower, spiked with dill and havarti cheese, makes a simple side dish for a weeknight dinner. The low-calorie cauliflower complements the rich creaminess of havarti cheese.

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  • Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a Dutch oven fitted with a steamer basket. Add cauliflower and garlic, cover and steam until very tender, 10 to 14 minutes.

  • Transfer the cauliflower and garlic to a food processor. Add cheese, milk, butter, dill, salt and pepper; puree until smooth. Stir in chives (or scallion greens).

Nutrition Facts

137 calories; 8.8 g total fat; 5.1 g saturated fat; 25 mg cholesterol; 266 mg sodium. 474 mg potassium; 8.7 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 7.8 g protein; 320 IU vitamin a iu; 70 mg vitamin c; 88 mcg folate; 180 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 29 mg magnesium;