6 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Your Kids Will Love

by | Aug. 12, 2014

Garlic Cauliflower Mashed "Potatoes"

Makes 4-6 servings

Ideal slow-cooker size: 3-quart

Cooking time: 4-6 hours

1 head cauliflower

3 cups water

4 large garlic cloves, peeled

1 teaspoon salt

1 bay leaf

1 tablespoon butter

Milk (if needed)

Salt and pepper to taste

Chives or green onions, for topping

Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

1. Clean the cauliflower; cut it into florets and place in the slow-cooker.

2. Stir in water, garlic cloves, salt, and bay leaf.

3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2-3 hours or on LOW for 4-6 hours, or until cauliflower is tender.

4. Remove the garlic cloves and bay leaf. Drain the water.

5. Add the butter and let it melt.

6. Use a potato masher to mash the cauliflower; if you want it creamier, use an immersion blender. If needed, add milk 1 tablespoon at a time.

7. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with chopped chives or green onions.

This recipe came from Slow Cooking Fast by Karen Bellessa Petersen.

Comments and feedback can be sent to feedback@ldsliving.com