Are You in Florida for Spring Training? Come meet Globe Sports Writers Nick Cafardo and Peter Abraham! Click for more info.

Recipe for cauliflower mashed potatoes

Pork shoulder with rosemary served with cauliflower mashed potatoes. Food Styling by Valerie Ryan and Sheryl Julian.

FOOD STYLING/SHERYL JULIAN AND VALERIE RYAN; PHOTOS BY DINA RUDICK/GLOBE STAFF

Pork shoulder with rosemary served with cauliflower mashed potatoes.

Serves 6

3large Yukon Gold or Yellow Finn potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
Salt and pepper, to taste
½head cauliflower, cut into florets
2tablespoons butter, cut up
4tablespoons milk, or more to taste

1. In a large pot, combine the potatoes, a generous pinch of salt, and water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and set on the cover askew. Simmer the potatoes for 10 minutes.

2. Add the cauliflower and continue cooking for 5 to 8 minutes or until the cauliflower and potatoes are both tender. Total simmering time is 15 to 18 minutes.

Continue reading below

3. Drain the potato mixture into a colander and transfer to a bowl. Scatter the butter on top. Add, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of the milk. Mash with a potato masher until the mixture is smooth, adding the remaining milk 1 tablespoon at a time. Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper, if you like.  Sheryl Julian

Loading comments...

Wake up with today's top stories.

Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
or
Please enter a valid email
BostonGlobe.com will never post anything without asking. Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com