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Low-carb Mashed Potatos

a low-carb dish - 13.1 g carbs total
5 one-cup servings at 2.6 g carbs per serving

one large headcauliflower
4 ozcream cheese, softened
one stick (1/4 lb or 1/2 C)  No Salt Added butter, softened
to tastefreshly ground black pepper
3 tpowdered guar gum or xanthan (thickener)

Fill large pot 2/3 full with water. Add trimmed cauliflower. Simmer cauliflower over medium-low heat 2 hours or until very tender. Drain.

In batches, put still-warm cauliflower into blender with cream cheese, butter, and guar or other thickener. Blend until smooth, watching out that chunks of cream cheese don't persist.

Add pepper and mix well.

Sodium content in milligrams
one large head   cauliflower 100
4 oz cream cheese 500
one stick No Salt Added butter 12
3 t powdered guar gum or xanthan   21
Recipe total = 633 mg

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