I loved this recipe; however, I made half the recipe with buttermilk, the other half without (due to lactose sensitivity). Then we used it as a side to our filet mignon. Using the rosemary and mushroom gravy (which was outstanding. Yet, we used half the rosemary and used some fresh thyme also). What a great and romantic early Valentine's dinner. We also had fresh green beans with Olive Oil (extra virgin) & salt/pepper to taste. Enjoyed a nice romantic candelight dinner with my husband who helped prepare the meal.
Creamy Mashed Cauliflower
Our savory cauliflower puree makes a perfect low-carb stand-in for mashed potatoes. It gets its fabulous flavor from garlic, buttermilk and a touch of butter and, best of all, it has about one-quarter of the calories of typical mashed potatoes. If you like, vary it by adding shredded low-fat cheese or chopped fresh herbs.
31 Reviews for Creamy Mashed Cauliflower
This recipe is fantastic!! I used herb and garlic light cream cheese, skim milk or non fat milk. €
Monique - Toronto, Canada
Since I'd never tried pureed cauliflower, I made this as written, and using an immersion blender to mix everything right in the pan. We enjoyed it with Dover Sole and liked it quite a bit. Outside of adjusting to the natural sweetness of the cauliflower, it's something we'll probably enjoy regularly now instead of potatoes. It's much easier.
Delish! I recommend adding only half the buttermilk, pulsing/turning on the processor, then checking the consistency. I thought it might be too wet for my liking, and was correct. I only used 3/4 of the buttermilk the recipe calls for.
After processing, I added the puree to a gratin dish, drizzled with the reserved olive oil and put under the broiler until it developed a nice crust. Then plated, snipping fresh chives over the top of each serving.
Next time I think I'll add a panko/parmesan/olive oil topping before broiling to make it even more delectable.
Highly recommend this recipe (especially for vegetarians, and it could easily be made vegan)!!!
I love this recipe!!! I used scallions and sour cream, and cut the garlic back to two cloves. It is a marvelous substitute for potatoes. Definite 5 stars!