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Cauliflower Mash

This recipe is intended for patients who have successfully completed the Full Liquid phase and are in the Pureed phase.

Cauliflower MashINGREDIENTS

  • 1 head of cauliflower, rinsed, trimmed, and cut into 2-3” chunks
  • 1-2 shallots, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups broth (chicken or vegetable)
  • 2 oz. fat-free cream cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 oz. grated fat free or reduced fat cheese for garnish (cheddar, feta, or parmesean)



  • Saute shallots in olive oil in a 4 qt. pan until shallots are soft but no browned
  • Add cauliflower and broth, cover pan, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes until soft.
  • Remove from heat and cool slightly (10-20 minutes)
  • Place cauliflower and cream cheese in a blender. (Do not fill blender more than 2/3 full)
  • Cover with lid and puree until smooth.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste

Serving size is 1-2 oz on the Pureed Diet (Week 3)