Almost Mashed Potatoes
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Amity from Florida.
Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup
6 cups cauliflower (1 medium head)
4 ounces cream cheese
1 teaspoon garlic
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Cut cauliflower into pieces and rinse with water.
Place cauliflower pieces in a microwave safe dish, cover and cook on high for 8 to 10 minutes or until soft.
Drain off moisture from cooked cauliflower.
Carefully place hot cauliflower in a blender and blend until smooth.
Add cream cheese, garlic, and pepper. Blend to combine ingredients.
Remove from blender and serve hot.
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
1 vegetable, medium potassium
Garlic powder may be substituted for the minced garlic.
Since cauliflower is bland like potatoes, this recipe tastes similar to mashed potatoes. The potassium content is 100 mg lower per serving.
To reduce fat content, use light cream cheese. Protein, sodium, potassium and phosphorus content will be slightly higher.
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