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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

 Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
Mom used this recipe as a way to get my kids to eat a vegetable other than potatoes. It's now a family favorite and a "must" for Thanksgiving!—Carine Nadel, Laguna Hills, California
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 to 4 pounds medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 large head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place cauliflower in a steamer basket; place in a large
  • saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for
  • 8-12 minutes or until very tender. Drain; cool slightly. Place in a
  • blender; add the milk, butter, salt and pepper. Cover and process
  • until smooth.
  • Drain potatoes and mash. Add cauliflower mixture and mix well.
  • Transfer to a large serving bowl. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 143 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 308 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.