Mashed Golden Cauliflower with Garlic

Ingredients:

  • 4C  Cauliflower in small pieces, florets only
  • 3C  Chicken broth or lightly salted water
  • 1/3C  Greek yogurt or Sour cream
  • 1/4C + 2T  The Olive Grove’s Ultra Premium Evoo (Hojiblanca or Coratina) or your favorite flavored olive oil such as, Tuscan Herb, Garlic, Chipotle, Dill or Basil
  • 1/3C + 2T  Pecorino Romano, grated
  • 3 cloves  Garlic
  • 2T  Chives, fresh, finely minced or snipped
  • 2t  Sea Salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions:

Place florets, garlic and chicken broth or water in a medium pot to simmer.  Simmer for 6 minutes, and drain thoroughly.  Place the still hot, drained florets in a large bowl with the Greek yogurt or sour cream, olive oil, Pecorino, salt and pepper.

With a blender, process the ingredients until just pureed or to desired consistency.  To finish, sprinkle with additional grated Pecorino, a drizzle of olive oil and chives.

Serves 4-6