Almost Mashed Potatoes

CKD non-dialysis/dialysis/Diabetes

Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 1/2 Cup )
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  • 6 cup(s) cauliflower 1 medium head


  2. Almost Mashed Potatoes
  3. Diet types:
  4. CKD non-dialysisDialysisDiabetes

  5. Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Amity from Florida.
  6. Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup
  7. Ingredients
  8. 6 cups cauliflower (1 medium head)
  9. 4 ounces cream cheese
  10. 1 teaspoon garlic
  11. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  12. Preparation
  13. Cut cauliflower into pieces and rinse with water.
  14. Place cauliflower pieces in a microwave safe dish, cover and cook on high for 8 to 10 minutes or until soft.
  15. Drain off moisture from cooked cauliflower.
  16. Carefully place hot cauliflower in a blender and blend until smooth.
  17. Add cream cheese, garlic, and pepper. Blend to combine ingredients.
  18. Remove from blender and serve hot.
  19. Renal and renal diabetic food choices
  20. 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  21. 1-1/2 fat
  22. Carbohydrate choices
  23. 1/2
  24. Helpful hints
  25. Garlic powder may be substituted for the minced garlic.
  26. Since cauliflower is bland like potatoes, this recipe tastes similar to mashed potatoes. The potassium content is 100 mg lower per serving.
  27. To reduce fat content, use light cream cheese. Protein, sodium, potassium and phosphorus content will be slightly higher.
March 2013

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