Creamy, buttery mashed cauliflower bursting with flavor. Mashed cauliflower is typically billed as a low carbohydrate side dish, keto-friendly dish, or “mock” mashed potatoes, while these titles may be accurate mashed cauliflower is a delicious side dish worthy of just being known for that – delicious. The addition of miso and scallions makes this a side dish worthy of a five-star restaurant – facts.
Course: Side Dish
Author: Abra Pappa, MS, CNS, LDN
Immersion Blender OR Blender
2tablespoongrass fed butter
2tablespoonsmellow white miso paste
1-3 tablespoons of warm water
salt and pepper
Cut all cauliflower florets to about the same size.
Place a pot of water on the stove with a steamer basket insert, bring to a boil. Add florets to steamer basket and cover. Cook for 10 minutes or until very tender.
In a small bowl whisk together miso and melted butter, if too thick add a bit of warm water, whisk until well combined.
Place cauliflower in a blender with miso butter mixture and a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add a splash of water if mixture is too thick.
Alternatively, you can use a food processor, immersion blender, or a masher to mash and combine ingredients.
Serve with reserved chopped scallions, a sprinkle of flaky sea salt, and additional black pepper.