Thanksgiving Sides

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Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash [paleo]

Spiced with paprika and pureed with cauliflower, this dish is a great accompaniment to any dinner.
[recipe created by Brittanie Duncan, from Three Diets. One Dinner.] 

Cooking Planit Recipe: Sweet Potato Cauliflower Mash, Alternative Thanksgiving

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PRODUCE
  • Cauliflower – 1 Cup
  • Sweet Potatoes – 1 Pound
DAIRY &
EGGS
  • Butter, Grass-Fed – 1 Tablespoon
CANNED GOODS,
SOUPS & MIXES
  • Coconut Milk, Unsweetened – 3 Tablespoon
SPICE & BAKING
  • Black Pepper
  • Kosher Salt
  • Garlic Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Paprika – 1/2 Teaspoon
CONDIMENTS, OILS
& DRESSINGS
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 2 Tablespoons
  • Balsamic Syrup – 2 Tablespoons

PREP STEPS

  1. Peel the sweet potatoes and chop into 1 inch pieces. Place in a medium saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Trim the cauliflower florets and some of the stalk to measure the indicated amount.

COOK STEPS

  1. Place the pot of sweet potatoes over high heat. Proceed with next step as water comes to a boil.
  2. Once water is boiling, cook sweet potatoes until they are almost fork-tender, about 8-10 minutes. After that, add the cauliflower florets and stalks and cook until both veggies are fork-tender, another 3-5 minutes.
  3. Once sweet potatoes and cauliflower have been strained, return them to the pot. Add butter, coconut milk, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Puree with an immersion blender until smooth.
  4. Transfer the sweet potato cauliflower mash to a serving bowl or dinner plates. Serve warm!