I have discovered a new culinary JOY! Having recently embarked on the Whole30 challenge and eliminated all dairy, potatoes, sugar, grains, legumes, alcohol and all artificial everything from my diet, I have been experimenting more in my kitchen than usual. Wanting to replace mashed potatoes with something else for a special date night dinner, I came across a recipe for cauliflower puree and gave it a go. This recipe is so easy and versatile; you can add any spices to send it in whatever culinary direction you desire. I even added celery root, since I usually add it to my mashed potatoes, and like it even better this way. I have experimented with so many flavors and spices and it is always a success. Try adding to the base recipe below.
roasted garlic and thyme, curry and coconut milk, sour cream and chives,pesto, or come up with your own favorite combination. What I really like about this is that it has the texture of mashed potatoes without the heaviness. It is really light and creamy and satisfies any cravings for mashed potatoes that I may have. Be well and enjoy!
Cauliflower Celery Root Mash Serves 4
1 large head of cauliflower, broken into florets
1 medium celery root, peeled and cut into chunks
1T coconut, macadamia, avocado, olive OR hazelnut oil
Salt & pepper
Steam the cauliflower and celery root until soft.
Whirl in your food processor until it looks like mashed potatoes.
Season to your liking and enjoy!
Michelle, Deli Manager