Cauliflower Puree

cauliflower puree with salmon and green beans

Cauliflower is a great substitute for starchier potatoes, and it packs more nutrition in every bite.  Pair with grilled salmon and green beans for a delicious meal.

Servings: 4
Skill Level: Beginner
Total Time: 20 minutes


1 each Cauliflower head, large, leaves and core removed, use florets
1/3 cup Milk of choice (local milk if possible)
1 ½ T. Grass-fed butter
¼ tsp. White pepper
¼ tsp. – ½ tsp. Kosher salt (season to taste)

cauliflower puree with salmon and green beansPreparation:

1. Preheat ovento 350 degrees.
2. Bring a large pot filled with salted water to a boil (use about ¼ tsp. of salt).
3. Boil cauliflower florets for 7-8 minutes. A fork should slightly go through the stems (not completely tender).
4. Remove cauliflower from water and place on non-stick baking sheet.
5. Bake cauliflower in oven for 5 minutes to help dry out the florets.
6. Once done, add cauliflower to food processor.
7. Heat milk and butter in the microwave for 30-45 seconds (medium power) until butter has melted.
8. Add liquid to cauliflower followed by salt and white pepper.
9. Puree cauliflower until smooth.


Servings: 4
Serving Size: ½ cup cooked

Nutrition Information: gluten-free, potentially nut free
Calories: 90
Carbohydrates: 11 gms
Protein: 4 gms
Fat: 5 gms
Fiber: 4 gms
Sodium: 310 mg

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This recipe is courtesy of the culinary team at Skyterra Wellness Retreat, led by Executive Chef Michael Vess and Registered Dietitian Lindsey Ford. Guests enjoy our chef-prepared, dietitian-approved meals as part of our all-inclusive feel-good wellness program. Learn more or follow along with us on Facebook or Instagram.