I have also heard alot about the cauliflower dish and have never tried it but will now. Instead of butter, we added only 1T of ghee. 1. Quick ideas for using cauliflower puree: - Add additional chicken or vegetable broth and let simmer for a satisfying soup. Thanks for taking the time 2 post such great recipes!Susan. Keeping in mind other comments that said this came out a little runny, I reduced the amount of beef brother and just mashed it. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cauliflower to a food processor and add the butter along with a few tablespoons of the chicken broth. . This information will not be used for any purpose other than enabling you to post a comment. Then puree it with liquid in an immersion blender until it becomes smooth. This fit the bill perfectly. But I just got diagnosed with a dairy allergy…and I LOVE cheese. You could use a combo of mik and heavy cream but that will increase the fat, calories and points. Use the immersion blender until smooth. 3. It was very good- my husband loves potatoes and gravy- he didn't even say anything when eating, he went back for seconds . 92% of cauliflower is water, and eating water-rich foods have been shown to aid in weight loss. delicious, filling and super-low on points! This recipe gives me my mashed potato fix without the guilt (or increase on the scale). The only issue I had was the # of servings. Vicki–I also made the garlic coconut shrimp and it turned out very soupy. I just got the cookbook (after giving several as gifts) and realized it doesn't work for the new program. Sarah, wish I would have checked at the time. Saute for about 5 minutes. (If you don't own a hand blender, you should consider getting one. I’m a mashed potato junky and never ever need to eat anything but this again. YUM! 67 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes that Are Actually Delicious. Mine came out very smooth and creamy. Which is why we have this Roasted Cauliflower and Parsnip Soup for you. Drain the cauliflower, then add buttermilk, butter, salt, pepper and purée with an immersion blender. I was wondering about the new Weight Wathcher's Smart Points. This will become a staple for sure. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the balance of the salt, pepper, parmesan and 2 tablespoons of the reserved milk. - Mix with cream or milk, toss with pasta, and sprinkle with Parmesan. 1 TBS whipped butter is 50 calories. ☹️. Try it even if you think you won't like it—many non-believers are now huge cauliflower puree fans. I did two things different. Serve hot with buttered bread crumbs or croutons and garnish with parsley. i didn't have buttermilk, so i used skim, and just added some "i can't believe it's not butter" spray at the end. do you think fat free greek yogurt would work in place of the buttermilk? I used the light sour cream and my hand mixer. I served it under a lean brisket with lots of sauce, it soaked it up and was delicious. I made this tonight to go with your Salisbury Steak meatballs… Oh my goodness… I’ve made a cauliflower mash before but it was always kinda watery. With the buttermilk and letting it simmer out some of the liquid I could honestly say I was having mashed potatoes… But I did the cooking so I know better. Made this tonight and it was delicious! My son thought it was real mashed potatoes. Plant-based, gluten-free and soy-free optional. Quite good, especially for the lack of carbs. OMG…….Eating this right now. My guests would NOT LEAVE THE HOUSE until I printed copies of this mashed cauliflower side dish! Juicy chicken breasts are combined with creamy potatoes and pine nuts to create a warming, succulent dish that would make an amazing break from the usual Sunday roast, or a magnificent chicken dinner. @Sarah- I can't live without mine. i know it's a "puree" but i just made it and it's so watery i'm wanting the real thing. I have read other recipes that say to let the cauliflower rest for ten minutes (covered) before you mash/blend/mix in order for it to reabsorb moisture (just as you let meat rest after cooking). I made this tonight with baked cod with a little fresh lemon on top. Return the mixture to the soup. These are the best! I didn't have fresh cauliflower so I used the frozen 16oz bag. Simply boil or steam the cauliflower in water or broth until it becomes tender. Cream cheese I bet is great too, thanks for sharing! Add Cauliflower and Garlic – stir in the cauliflower and garlic and cook another minute. Great. No wonder mine had such an overwhelming garlic flavor! I made it exactly as per the recipe and it was perfect. I am allergic to it. Hooray! I might try it again. Hi Gina! He even went back for 2nd's. This recipe calls for flour and butter to be stirred together to make a roux, which will thicken the soup nicely.If you are looking for an even thicker texture, remove 2 cups of soup, puree it in the blender and then add the puree … I really enjoyed this! (A glass of whole milk contains over 12 grams of carbs). Perfect as a side, or for a purely comforting and energizing meal on it's own. Maybe simmer longer next time to reduce? I have tried mashed cauliflower before but it didn't come out smooth as i used my mixer like i would have done for real potatoes. I cook mine in the microwave, an entire head of cauliflower at a time. It is fantastic. My belly fat is cursing your name =) Xo ~ Kimberly. I love how it came out. : ), Pingback: Skinnytaste Meal Plan January 1 – 7 – Lauren Scott – Blog, Pingback: Skinnytaste Meal Plan January 1 – 7 | World Food Links. When cooked (boiled in this case) the garlic has a very mild flavor. And you're right about the hand-held blender. Makes pureeing anything so simple and cleanup is so easy. It’s so tasty, you’ll want to eat it straight out of the pot! (You can reheat over low heat in the same pan if you're not eating immediately. It would be basically the same. A head of cauliflower did not yield enough to be generous with 4 people -- perhaps because it was so tasty. This recipe was so easy and delicious. This was my first-time making cauliflower soup and this recipe is the best. Cauliflower purée can work with most dishes you would serve with mashed potatoes—in fact, carbophobes often sub in cauli mash whenever that comfort-food craving hits. Dump about half of the cauliflower into a food processor. Let sit for 10 minutes then add it to your recipe. never thought of using a blender! I make this every night for dinner. Thank you, Gina for another home run. In the cookbook etc there is no info on sugar and how much saturated fat so that makes it extremely difficult to convert to Smart Points. Let cook for 10 minutes. I love using buttermilk in recipes and can’t wait to try your healthy version. Remove the lid and stir. Delicious! All were delicious! Begin by bringing the chicken broth and salt to a boil and a large pot. Can I say yummy!!