Cauliflower & sage mash

Cauliflower & sage mash

This recipe is the perfect complement to my “Turkey, sage ad Parma Ham rolls” for a dinner that is a perfect for those chilly night in that are coming soon. It is very easy and quick to make, and it perfect for kids and grown ups alike.

This version combines the taste of the traditional mash, with the need of limiting sugars as it is made in equal proportion by cauliflower and potatoes halving the starch content. The sage will fill your kitchen with an inviting aromatic smell, that will make you devour this dish in seconds.


Cauliflower mash

September 25, 2017
: 2
: easy

A perfect recipe for a winter night in, when you want something soothing and comforting but with half the calories and sugars than the traditional mash.


  • half of a cauliflower
  • 1 big potatoes
  • a dash of nutmeg
  • few sage leaves
  • freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • Step 1 Clean, wash and steam both the cauliflower and the potato (without the skin) adding 2-3 sage leaves. When soft take them out the steamer and mash either using a blender or a proper potatoes masher.
  • Step 2 Add a dash of nutmeg, and lashings of freshly grated Grana Padano cheese adding a little of warm water if the mash feels too thick. Make sure that you add the cheese when the mash is hot, so that it will melt and blend.
  • Step 3 Serve!

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