Mashed 'Potatoes' With Chives

4
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Surprise, surprise: Cauliflower replaces nearly all the usual butter in these calorie-friendly mashed spuds.

Ingredients

uncooked cauliflower

8 oz, florets

uncooked Yukon gold potato(es)

3 small, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks (about 10 oz)

garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), peeled

table salt

1 tsp, divided

low-fat milk

¼ cup(s)

salted butter

2 tsp

black pepper

tsp

chives

1 Tbsp, fresh, snipped

Instructions

  1. Place cauliflower, potatoes, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover ingredients and bring to a boil. Boil until vegetables are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes; drain and return to saucepan.
  2. Stir in milk, butter, remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt and pepper; mash with a potato masher until smooth. Stir in chives and serve. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.

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