This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"When I'm a Duchess," she said to herself (not in a very hopeful tone though), "I won't have any pepper in my kitchen at all. Soup does very well without. Maybe it's always pepper that makes people hot-tempered," she went on, very much pleased at having found out a new kind of rule, "and vinegar that makes them sour-and camomile that makes them bitter-and-and barley-sugar and such things that make children sweet-tempered. I only wish people knew that; then they wouldn't be so stingy about it, you know-" -Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Cauliflower, onions, salt, olive oil, goat cheese - it takes so little to make something rich and creamy. Drizzle a 1/2 teaspoon of aged balsamic vinegar over this for a real treat.
Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups as an entree
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
This recipe makes great leftovers. Serves 2 as main course; 4 as an appetizer or side dish.
|1 medium||head cauliflower (cut into small flowerets)|
|2 tsp||olive oil|
|1 large||white onion (diced)|
|2 ounces||semi-soft goat cheese|
Place the water in a large pot fitted with a steamer basket over high heat.
When the water is boiling, add the cauliflower and steam for 18 minutes. Remove and let cool.
While the cauliflower is steaming place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the onion and cook slowly for about 10 minutes, adjusting the heat so that the onions become soft and translucent but do not brown.
Place the onions, salt, and water in a blender and puree until smooth.
Slowly add the cauliflower and puree until smooth.
Add the goat cheese and puree until smooth.
Reheat gently and serve.
Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups as an entree
|Calories 142||Calories from Fat 60|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 6g||11%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||13%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 16g||6%|
|Dietary Fiber 5g||18%|
|Vitamin A 4%||Vitamin C 120%|
|Calcium 10%||Iron 6%|
|Vitamin K 24 mcg||Potassium 582 mg|
|Magnesium 35 mg|