Almost Mashed Potatoes
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- 6 cup(s) cauliflower 1 medium head
- Almost Mashed Potatoes
- Diet types:
- CKD non-dialysisDialysisDiabetes
- 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
- 1-1/2 fat
- Carbohydrate choices
- Helpful hints
- 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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Almost Mashed Potatoes Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Side Dishes/Vegetables