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SMASHED CHEESY CAULIFLOWER Recipe

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This recipe for SMASHED CHEESY CAULIFLOWER, by , is from Favorite Recipes from Generation to Generation , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Harris
Added: Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets
3 cups chicken stock
4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
1 cup shredded white extra-sharp Vermont Cheddar (recommended: Cabot brand)
1/4 cup grated Parmigiano cheese
Coarse black pepper and salt
A generous grating of nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Place cauliflower in a medium shallow pot or pan. Add stock, cover and place pot over high heat. When liquid boils, reduce heat to simmer and cook covered 10 minutes. Remove cover, raise heat to medium high and allow the broth to reduce by half, 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces and the cheeses and smash the cauliflower with a masher to the same consistency as desired for mashed potatoes. Season the cauliflower with black pepper, a pinch of salt and nutmeg.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a delicious sub for mashed potatoes!

 

 

 

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