Mashed cauliflower makes simple side dish
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.
EatingWell is a magazine and website — www.eatingwell.com — devoted to healthy eating.
Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower
Active time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Water, for steaming
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 black pepper
2 tablespoons sliced chives or sliced green onion
Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a Dutch oven fitted with a steamer basket. Add the cauliflower and garlic, cover and steam until very tender, for 10 to 14 minutes
Transfer the cauliflower and garlic to a food processor. Add the cheese, milk, butter, dill, salt and pepper; puree until smooth. Stir in the chives (or green onion).
Makes 6 servings, about 3⁄4 cup each.
Nutrition information per serving: 135 calories, 9 grams fat (6 grams saturated), 29 milligrams cholesterol, 7 grams protein, 8 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams dietary fiber, 287 milligrams sodium
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Cops: Man shoots 11-year-old with BB gun in McKeesport; boy critical
- Pirates pitcher Morton turns in solid performance in win over Marlins
- Pirates notebook: Morton’s return to Pirates means Liz leaves
- Accident at West Virginia’s Cheat Lake sends boaters to hospital
- ‘Voice of Pittsburgh’ was proud of Mon Valley roots
- Consistency keeps Cellone’s Bakery customers coming back
- 12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
- With space to spare, Pittsburgh International draws corporate jet carrier
- Westmoreland Veterans’ Monument unveiled, rededicated in Greensburg
- Previewing the the 2015 WPIAL baseball championships
- Theft thwarted by employee at North Huntingdon Wal-Mart