Mashed Cauliflower (I Can’t Believe It)

Cauliflower

Many people like cauliflower. Some people like it steamed, cooked or raw. I happen to like it all those ways and more…I like it mashed!

You see, I am allergic to regular potatoes. Yup, that’s right, No French Fries for me (though I sneak a couple in every 2-3 months because I just love French fries). I also have not had a baked or mashed potato in 17 years….how many of you can say that?!?!?!?!?!?!

Over time, I have learned about substitutes for potatoes, like Yucca Root or cauliflower. I like both but cauliflower is easier to work with then Yucca Root and a nicer texture when eating it. At least it is for me.

Below is a great recipe for mashed cauliflower. As you can guess by now if your read my recipes, I altered and tweaked it a bit for my taste but the recipe is fine, just like it is written so that is how I am going to post it.

I hope you enjoy this delicious alternative, even if you are not allergic to potatoes!

MASHED CAULIFLOWER

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 10 ounces frozen cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 large onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic and herb seasoning blend (such as Mrs. Dash(R)), or to taste (optional)

Cauliflower

Directions

1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add cauliflower, reduce heat to medium-low, place a cover on saucepan, and cook cauliflower until tender, about 10 minutes; drain. Set cauliflower aside to cool for about 5 minutes; transfer to a blender.
2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside to cool for about 5 minutes; add to blender.
3. Pour yogurt into blender with cauliflower and onion mixture; blend until smooth. Season with parsley and garlic and herb seasoning to serve.

Prep: 15 min     Cook: 15 min      Ready: 30 min

Till Next Time,
Rebecca & The Gang
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Hi! I am a hard working, home schooling mom and wife. Our family loves each other, God and our friends. This is the story of our journey through fighting Depression, High Anxiety, Trichotillomania, Irritable Bowl Syndrome, Insulin Resistance and Parenting. Please join on our crazy ride – we’d love to have you!

2 Comments

  1. Have you tried cauliflower tacos.  (No meat). If you haven't, I think you'd enjoy them.  Of course I don't have a solution for tortillas, but I don't eat it that way anyway.  I go the long route with seasonings too–no pkg.  Great in a salad with lemon or lime and oil.

     

    • Hi Nadine, I have not but they sound delicious. I will be sure to try them. Tortillas are not a problem for me, I just use corn. The oldest kid uses flour. I also like to use my own seasoning, mainly because we have to be so careful. Thank for the idea and thanks for reading!

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