- 8 cups bite-size cauliflower florets, about 1 head chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
- ⅓ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
(use only 1 tablespoon if in ODS phase 1)
- 1 tsp butter
- ½ tsp salt
- Add seasonings to taste:
- Freshly ground pepper
- Garlic Salt
- Onion Salt
- Italian Seasoning
- Garnish with minced fresh chives
Indulge in the guilt-free delight of mashed cauliflower, a versatile and nutritious alternative to traditional mashed potatoes. With a velvety texture and a rich flavor profile, this low-carb side dish effortlessly fits into your dietary goals. Packed with essential nutrients, including vitamins C and K, and offering a fraction of the carbs found in potatoes, mashed cauliflower is a stellar choice for those seeking a carb-conscious lifestyle. Elevate your culinary experience with a side dish that not only satisfies your cravings but also supports your health and wellness journey. Enjoy the robust taste without compromising your commitment to a healthy diet.
Place garlic and cauliflower florets in a steamer basket over boiling water, cover and steam until soft. 12 to 15 minutes.
Microwave Option: place cauliflower and garlic in a microwave-safe bowl with 3 tablespoons of water, cover and microwave on high for 3 to 5 minutes.
Drain well! (Cauliflower contains a good amount of water)
Place the cooked cauliflower and garlic in a food processor or blender. Add sour cream/Greek yogurt, butter, salt and other seasoning; pulse several times, then process until smooth and creamy. For a thicker consistency, use a potato masher.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with chives, if desired.