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Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin

 
Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin
Image © Epicurious
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $1.43

$1.43 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 120 minutes

Ready in 2 hours

spoonacular Score:45%

Spoonacular Score: 45%

 

If you want to add more gluten free recipes to your recipe box, Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin might be a recipe you should try. For $1.43 per serving, you get a side dish that serves 8. One portion of this dish contains about 14g of protein, 21g of fat, and a total of 344 calories. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. Thanksgiving will be even more special with this recipe. Head to the store and pick up parmigiano-reggiano, cauliflower, coarsely fontina, and a few other things to make it today. Overall, this recipe earns a good spoonacular score of 42%. Mashed Cauliflower Au Gratin, Mashed Potato Gratin, and Mashed Potato Gratin are very similar to this recipe.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 lb
2 lb cauliflower
cauliflower
1 cup
1 cup italian fontina cheese
italian fontina cheese
3
3  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
0.75 cups
0.75 cups parmigiano reggiano
parmigiano reggiano
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps black pepper
black pepper
2 lb
2 lb russet potatoes
russet potatoes
some
some salt
salt
8 Tbsps
8 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1.25 cups
1.25 cups whole milk
whole milk
2 lb cauliflower
2 lb
cauliflower
1 cup italian fontina cheese
1 cup
italian fontina cheese
3  garlic cloves
3
garlic cloves
0.75 cups parmigiano reggiano
0.75 cups
parmigiano reggiano
0.25 tsps black pepper
0.25 tsps
black pepper
2 lb russet potatoes
2 lb
russet potatoes
some salt
some
salt
8 Tbsps unsalted butter
8 Tbsps
unsalted butter
1.25 cups whole milk
1.25 cups
whole milk

Equipment

food processor
food processor
potato masher
potato masher
baking pan
baking pan
colander
colander
sauce pan
sauce pan
broiler
broiler
sieve
sieve
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
pot
pot
food processor
food processor
potato masher
potato masher
baking pan
baking pan
colander
colander
sauce pan
sauce pan
broiler
broiler
sieve
sieve
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
pot
pot


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Epicurious

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.43
Ingredient
2 pounds cauliflower
1 cup italian fontina cheese
3 garlic cloves
3/4 cup parmigiano reggiano
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 pounds russet potatoes
8 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/4 cup whole milk
Price
$4.72
$2.34
$0.20
$1.58
$0.01
$1.21
$0.96
$0.41
$11.44

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Store potatoes and sweet potatoes in a cool, dark place, and never put them in the refrigerator. At cold temperatures, the starch in potatoes is turned into sugar, affecting their flavor. For more information about selecting and storing potatoes, check out this lesson about potatoes in the academy.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Fresh cauliflower should be white without any discoloration. If its leaves are attached, they should be green and not wilty. Store cauliflower in the crisper in your fridge and use within 5-7 days.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
344 Calories
13g Protein
20g Total Fat
28g Carbs
10% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
344
17%

Fat
20g
32%

  Saturated Fat
12g
79%

Carbohydrates
28g
10%

  Sugar
5g
6%

Cholesterol
59mg
20%

Sodium
533mg
23%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
13g
27%

Vitamin C
61mg
75%

Vitamin B6
0.65mg
33%

Calcium
290mg
29%

Phosphorus
271mg
27%

Potassium
890mg
25%

Folate
84µg
21%

Vitamin K
21µg
20%

Manganese
0.39mg
19%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin B2
0.24mg
14%

Vitamin B5
1mg
14%

Magnesium
54mg
14%

Vitamin A
637IU
13%

Vitamin B1
0.18mg
12%

Zinc
1mg
11%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Vitamin B12
0.59µg
10%

Vitamin B3
1mg
9%

Copper
0.18mg
9%

Iron
1mg
9%

Vitamin D
0.85µg
6%

Vitamin E
0.52mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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