RECIPE: Mashed Cauliflower Pumpkin

Healthy Thanksgiving recipe provided by Dr. Vidhya llluri

Did you know that cauliflower and pumpkin are lower in carbohydrates compared to white potatoes?

Cauliflower is high in fiber and pumpkin is high in vitamin C and vitamin A. 

Mashed cauliflower pumpkin recipe:

  • 1 frozen bag of cauliflower 16 oz
  • 8 oz of pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder


  • Cook cauliflower according to package directions, drain to remove excess water
  • Put cauliflower into food processor with pumpkin puree, cream, butter, salt amd garlic powder
  • Puree until smooth 

For more healthy recipes from University Health System, visit universityhealthsystem.com or call 210-358-4000.

Check out Dr. Illuri's children's cookbook called, "Can I Have a Treat" at doctorspantry.org


Information courtesy of University Health System.

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