Mashed Cauliflower with Parmesan and Chive

Slow-cooked cauliflower is hearty and creamy. And combined with fresh chives and Parmesan cheese, it makes a succulent side dish.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 4 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chives

Directions

  • Remove stalk from cauliflower and roughly chop the florets. Place in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add broth, water, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
  • Remove cauliflower with a slotted spoon and place in a large bowl. Reserve cooking liquid and discard bay leaves.
  • Mash cauliflower with olive oil and cheese. If the mixture is too dry, add reserved cooking liquid by the tablespoon until it reaches desired consistency. Garnish with chives and serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chives

Directions

  • Remove stalk from cauliflower and roughly chop the florets. Place in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add broth, water, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
  • Remove cauliflower with a slotted spoon and place in a large bowl. Reserve cooking liquid and discard bay leaves.
  • Mash cauliflower with olive oil and cheese. If the mixture is too dry, add reserved cooking liquid by the tablespoon until it reaches desired consistency. Garnish with chives and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium420mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein5g