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Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

Asiago and fresh parsley help turn this mashed potato alternative into a flavorful side dish that won't leave you feeling guilty or completely stuffed. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place cauliflower and 1/2 teaspoon sea salt in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until very tender, 12-15 minutes. Drain; cool slightly.
  • Transfer to a food processor. Add the cream cheese, Asiago cheese, butter, parsley, pepper and remaining sea salt. Process until blended.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 239 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 530mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.