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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Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 7.8g 16% DV; carbohydrates 8.7g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 3.3g; fat 8.8g 14% DV; saturated fat 5.1g 26% DV; cholesterol 24.8mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu 320.3IU 6% DV; vitamin c 70.1mg 117% DV; folate 87.9mcg 22% DV; calcium 179.8mg 18% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 29.5mg 11% DV; potassium 474.5mg 13% DV; sodium 266.5mg 11% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 8% DV.