Low Carb Potato Substitute ~ Garlic And Herb Mashed Cauliflower
April 28, 2012
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"Quick, easy, and very tasty! And did I mention low in carbs? This is a delicious substitute for potatoes in your diet."
- Serving Size: 1 (191.3 g)
- Calories 53.6
- Total Fat - 0.5 g
- Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
- Cholesterol - 0 mg
- Sodium - 4122.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 11.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 3.7 g
- Sugars - 4.1 g
- Protein - 3.4 g
- Calcium - 50.5 mg
- Iron - 0.9 mg
- Vitamin C - 75.7 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
Place cauliflower in a steamer basket in a large pot. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and steam about 10–12 minutes, or until soft when tested with a fork.
Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a non-stick frying, over medium heat. Add onions, garlic and herbs.
Saute onions, garlic, and herbs until onion is translucent.
Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.
Place steamed cauliflower into blender or food processor.
Add the sauteed onion, garlic, and herbs, along with the second tablespoon of butter. Process until smooth on high.
Garnish with a sprig of rosemary, or a sprinkling of fresh ground pepper.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.