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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Drain potatoes and mash. Add cauliflower mixture and mix well. Transfer to a large serving bowl. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 143 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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lpugh9 User ID: 5334512 179217
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2013

"I made half of the recipe and reduced the cauliflower a little and my husband liked them and didn't notice the added cauliflower. The potatoes were creamy and tasted good."

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