You say potato, I say cauliflower! Ha. This mashed cauliflower is a good alternative to mashed potatoes because it has a lot less carbs. Each serving has only 3 WW+Points!
Mashed Cauliflower “Potatoes”
WHAT YOU NEED:
6-7 cups raw cauliflower, trimmed and cut into small florets
1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)
sea salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
Optional: herbs and seasonings for topping (garlic, chives, dill, onion powder, etc)
WHAT YOU DO:
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cauliflower and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid, then drain well and transfer cauliflower to a food processor.
Add EVOO and reserved water, a spoonfull at a time, and purée until smooth. Or, mash with a potato masher.
Season with salt and pepper, add toppings, and serve.
recipe adapted from wholefoodsmarket.com
Makes 4 servings. Each serving has 3 WW PointsPlus.
Estimated Nutritional Info – Per Serving:
9 g. fat
0 mg. cholesterol
8 g. carbohydrate
3 g. dietary fiber
3 g. protein