i’m sure you’re looking at this picture thinking “protein, starch…vegetable?” i admit, i was out of greens when i made this dish, but that sweet potato looking mash is actually cauliflower and carrot! ta-da – vegetables in disguise!
i’m a glutton for a good ol’ fashioned cauliflower mash, but this combo blows the standard fare out of the water. a little sweet and totally creamy, this is my new favorite side. i want it with everything. every day. and the mountain man loves it just as much as i do! i highly recommend this if someone in your house is anti-cauliflower. the carrot masks the flavor completely, making this taste more like sweet potato (just milder).
4 tablespoons of butter
1 large head of cauliflower, cut up into florets
3 large carrots, cut into small chunks
½ medium onion, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup organic chicken broth
¼ cup water
salt + pepper
melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium heat. once bubbling, add the vegetables, onion, garlic, broth and water. bring to a boil, then cover and lower heat to a simmer for 20 – 25 minutes. once the vegetables are tender, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
blend the pot ingredients until smooth and creamy. season with salt + pepper, and add slightly more butter if necessary. enjoy!
(recipe via nom nom paleo)