Cauliflower and Green Onion Mash

Cauliflower and Green Onion MashRecipe
Photo: Jan Smith
Similar to mashed potatoes, this side dish features a slightly coarser texture and yet a more delicate taste. Roasting on high heat deepens the cauliflower flavor.


8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 93
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 4.5 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 215 mg
Calcium 79 mg


1 teaspoon olive oil
3 pounds fresh cauliflower, cut into florets (about 8 1/2 cups)
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 cup chopped green onions
1 cup 1% low-fat milk
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 500°.

Toss oil, cauliflower, and garlic on a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 500° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Place cauliflower mixture in a large bowl. Add onions and remaining ingredients to cauliflower mixture; mash with a potato masher.