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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Daniel Boulud's Low-Carb Recipe

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Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

Looking for a low-carb recipe? Top New York chef Daniel Boulud, executive chef and owner of Daniel, shared his recipe for a side of Cauliflower Mashed 'Potatoes' for a gourmet low-carb dinner.

The cauliflower mashed 'potatoes' contain 99 calories and 15 grams of carbohydrates.


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 head cauliflower (about 1 pound), trimmed, cut into 1-inch florets, stems peeled and cut into 1/2 inch-thick slices
  • 1 Gala apple, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Madras curry powder
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup non-fat yogurt (optional)
  • Cooking Directions

    Warm the canola oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the cauliflower, apple, onion and curry powder and sauté for 6 to 8 minutes. Add 1 cup water, cover and cook until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. 2. Put the cauliflower, apple and onion into a food processor or blender and purée until smooth, taking care not to overwork the mixture. If desired, stir in the yogurt and season with salt and pepper.

    Used with permission. Adapted from Daniel's Dish: Entertaining at Home with a Four Star Chef by Daniel Boulud. Copyright, Filipacchi Publishing, 2003.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: cauliflowers, apples, onions

    Course: Vegetable, Side Dish

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