Food & dining

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.

Advertisement

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...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
You're reading  1 of 5 free articles.
Get UNLIMITED access for only 99¢ per week Subscribe Now >
You're reading1 of 5 free articles.Keep scrolling to see more articles recomended for you Subscribe now
We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

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