Faux Mashed Potatoes (that actually taste amazing)

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Ingredients:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1 1/2 cups leeks
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons non-fat thick greek yogurt at room temperature. (I used fage)

Directions:

  • Roughly chop all ingredients.
  • Heat a heavy bottomed pot to medium (I used my le creuset) and after the pot is heated add oil.
  • Throw in roughly chopped garlic cloves and allow to simmer for a minute – do NOT let them brown.
  • Throw in leeks and simmer for two minutes
  • Throw in cauliflower and mix everything together well.
  • Add salt ( I used about a 1 1/2 teaspoons, but I don’t like things too salty, so you might want to use more). Mix well again.
  • Add 3/4 cup water, stir well and turn heat down to low.
  • Cover the pot and simmer for 30-minutes.
  • Make sure cauliflower is soft. Then use a hand-held immersion blender and blend ingredients until smooth, but slightly lumpy. (If you don’t have an immersion blender just transfer to a food processor or blender.)
  • After ingredients are blended stir in the room temperature yogurt.
  • And BOOM. You have a delicious, creamy, filling AND HEALTHY “mashed potato”!

5 thoughts on “Faux Mashed Potatoes (that actually taste amazing)

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  2. Leeks, darling, leeks. Leaks are what you take after drinking a gallon of water following your workout at the gym.

    These look tasty – I may just run me up a batch of ’em today.

  3. Leeks, darling, leeks. Leaks are what you take after drinking a gallon of water following your workout at the gym.

    These look tasty – I may just run me up a batch of ‘em today!

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