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Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower

Dill-Havarti Mashed Cauliflower
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This recipe for mashed cauliflower, spiked with dill and havarti cheese, makes a simple side dish for a weeknight dinner. The low-calorie cauliflower complements the rich creaminess of havarti cheese.

Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes
  • 8 cups
    cauliflower florets, (about 1 large head)
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup
    grated dill havarti, or Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup
    low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon
    butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon
    dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons
    sliced chives, or scallion greens
  1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a Dutch oven fitted with a steamer basket. Add cauliflower and garlic, cover and steam until very tender, 10 to 14 minutes
  2. Transfer the cauliflower and garlic to a food processor. Add cheese, milk, butter, dill, salt and pepper; puree until smooth. Stir in chives (or scallion greens).
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings, about 3/4 cup each
  • Calories135
  • Fat9 g
    • Saturated fat6 g
  • Cholesterol29 mg
  • Carbohydrates8 g
    • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein7 g
  • Sodium287 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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