Better than Mashed Potatoes

Cheese and chives add a rich flavor to this fluffy and delicious mashed cauliflower dish - a perfect side that’s ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

1
medium head cauliflower (2 lb), broken into 1-inch florets
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1
tablespoon sugar
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add cauliflower and garlic; return to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until cauliflower is very soft and tender. Drain well; return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Stir remaining ingredients into cauliflower. Place cauliflower mixture in food processor. Cover; process until smooth. Garnish with additional chopped fresh chives if desired.

Expert Tips

This mashed cauliflower dish is a great-tasting alternative to mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.