Healthy Three-Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Cauliflower

Nov 23 2021
When planning your holiday table, make room for this easy side dish with just SIX main ingredients! (Seasonings don’t count.) Decadence meets wholesome meets downright delicious…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Three-Cheese Mashies Recipe

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1/5 of recipe (about 2/3 cup): 141 calories, 5.5g total fat (3g sat. fat), 296mg sodium, 16.5g carbs, 2g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 8g protein

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes


12 oz. (about 1 medium) russet potato

3 cups cauliflower florets

1/4 cup light/low-fat ricotta cheese

1 tbsp. whipped butter

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. black pepper

1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

5 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese


Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Peel and cube potato.

Add potato and cauliflower. Once returned to a boil, reduce heat to medium. Cook until very tender, 15–20 minutes.

Drain potato and cauliflower in a strainer. Transfer to a large bowl.

Add all remaining ingredients except cheddar and Parm. Thoroughly mash and mix.

Fold in cheddar. Top each serving with 1 tsp. Parm.


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