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Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin

 
Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin
Image © epicurious.com
 
One serving costs about $1.2

$1.20 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 120 minutes

Ready in 2 hours

spoonacular Score:26%

Spoonacular Score: 26%

 

Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin might be just the side dish you are searching for. This recipe is not so healthy since one serving covers 4% of your daily needs of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 8 servings with 360 calories, 11g of protein, and 21g of fat each. 1 person were glad they tried this recipe. This recipe from Epicurious requires black pepper, garlic cloves, Italian bread, and russet potatoes. Costing $1.2 per serving, this recipe is rather inexpensive. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 2 hours. It is a good option if you're following a pescatarian diet. Mashed Cauliflower Au Gratin, Mashed Potato Gratin, and Mashed Potato Gratin are very similar to this recipe.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.25 teaspoons
0.25 teaspoons black pepper
black pepper
1 stick
1 stick butter
butter
2 pounds
2 pounds cauliflower
cauliflower
3
3  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
4 ounces
4 ounces Italian bread
Italian bread
1.25 cups
1.25 cups milk
milk
0.75 cups
0.75 cups parmigiano-reggiano
parmigiano-reggiano
2 pounds
2 pounds russet potatoes
russet potatoes
8 servings
8 servings salt
salt
0.25 teaspoons black pepper
0.25 teaspoons
black pepper
1 stick butter
1 stick
butter
2 pounds cauliflower
2 pounds
cauliflower
3  garlic cloves
3
garlic cloves
4 ounces Italian bread
4 ounces
Italian bread
1.25 cups milk
1.25 cups
milk
0.75 cups parmigiano-reggiano
0.75 cups
parmigiano-reggiano
2 pounds russet potatoes
2 pounds
russet potatoes
8 servings salt
8 servings
salt


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on epicurious.com

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.20
Ingredient
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 stick butter
2 pounds cauliflower
3 garlic cloves
4 ounces Italian bread
1 1/4 cup milk
3/4 cup parmigiano-reggiano
2 pounds russet potatoes
Price
$0.01
$0.97
$4.72
$0.20
$0.53
$0.41
$1.58
$1.21
$9.63

Tips

Health Tips

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • You have probably heard by now that whole wheat bread is better for you than white bread. While this is true and definitely worth considering, you should be aware that all bread (especially your typical supermarket loaves) will raise your blood sugar and should be eaten in moderation.

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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • 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.

  • 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.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
360 Calories
10g Protein
20g Total Fat
36g Carbs
Limit These
Calories
360
18%

Fat
20g
32%

  Saturated Fat
12g
77%

Carbohydrates
36g
12%

  Sugar
9g
10%

Cholesterol
40mg
14%

Sodium
553mg
24%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
10g
21%

Vitamin C
61mg
75%

Vitamin B6
0.64mg
32%

Potassium
910mg
26%

Folate
92µg
23%

Phosphorus
219mg
22%

Vitamin K
21µg
20%

Calcium
199mg
20%

Manganese
0.38mg
19%

Fiber
4g
17%

Magnesium
54mg
14%

Vitamin B5
1mg
13%

Vitamin B2
0.22mg
13%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Vitamin B3
2mg
12%

Vitamin A
489IU
10%

Copper
0.18mg
9%

Zinc
1mg
7%

Selenium
4µg
7%

Vitamin B12
0.31µg
5%

Vitamin D
0.75µg
5%

Vitamin E
0.48mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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