Thursday, April 25, 2013

MASHED CAULIFLOWER WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS

You have no idea how delicious cauliflower can be --
Mmmmm...... DELICIOUS LOOKING!!!!!!!

MASHED CAULIFLOWER WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS
1 extra-large onion, slivered or chopped, about 8 ounces after peeling
... 2 tablespoons butter
1 medium fresh cauliflower, chopped, about 1 pound
Salt, to taste
1 tablespoon heavy cream

In a medium skillet, sauté the onions in the butter over medium-low heat until caramelized. Season with a salt, to taste.

Meanwhile, put the cauliflower in a covered casserole dish along with 1 tablespoon water. Cover and microwave on HIGH power 5 minutes. Stir, then microwave another 5 minutes or until very tender. Let stand covered 5 minutes then drain any excess water. Put the cauliflower in a food processor with the chopping blade inserted. Add the cream and a little salt and process until very smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl and stir in the caramelized onions. Adjust the seasoning with salt, if needed.

Makes about 4-5 servings
Do not freeze

Per 1/4 Recipe: 111 Calories; 7g Fat; 3g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 7g Net Carbs
Per 1/5 Recipe: 89 Calories; 6g Fat; 2g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 2.5g Dietary Fiber; 5.5g Net carbs