Smashed Cauliflower
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Recipe type: Sides
Makes: 4 Side Dish portions
  • 24 ounces frozen cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, cover, and microwave cauliflower for 3 minutes, just until warmed throughout.
  2. Add the warmed cauliflower, sour cream, milk, Parmesan cheese, butter, garlic, onion powder, salt, and pepper to the bowl of a food processor, and process until almost entirely smooth.
  3. Return to the microwave-safe bowl, cover, and microwave for 2 minutes, or until hot. Stir in the chopped chives, and serve.
Perfect Portion Smashed Cauliflower

HELPFUL TIP: This can also be made with an average-sized head of fresh cauliflower, cut into florets and steamed until very tender, 8–10 minutes. Drain well, and pat dry with paper towels before proceeding to step 2 of the recipe.
Serving size: ¾ cup Calories: 100
Recipe by The Perfect Portion at