Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower Recipe
Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower

by EatingWell

This recipe for mashed cauliflower, spiked with dill and havarti cheese, makes a simple side dish for a weeknight dinner. The low-calorie cauliflower complements the rich creaminess of havarti cheese.

Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Makes 6 servings, about 3/4 cup each.

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

8 cups cauliflower florets (about 1 large head)

4 cloves garlic, peeled

1 cup grated dill havarti or Cheddar cheese

1/4 cup low-fat milk

1 tablespoon butter, cubed

1 teaspoon dried dill

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

2 tablespoons sliced chives or scallion greens

Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a Dutch oven fitted with a steamer basket. Add cauliflower and garlic, cover and steam until very tender, 10 to 14 minutes

Transfer the cauliflower and garlic to a food processor. Add cheese, milk, butter, dill, salt and pepper; puree until smooth. Stir in chives (or scallion greens).

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 135 calories; 9 g fat (6 g sat, 2 g mono); 29 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrate; 0 g added sugars; 7 g protein; 3 g fiber; 287 mg sodium; 460 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (117 percent daily value), Folate (21 percent dv), Calcium (19 percent dv)

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving(s)

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 high fat meat

Side Dish Recipe, American Cuisine

 

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