CAULIFLOWER Why it’s good for you: This is the quiet achiever of winter vegies, and it contains a surprising amount of nutrients. It’s a source of antioxidants and phytonutrients, which can help prevent cancer, plus it contains fibre, vitamins C, K and B6, and folate. Buying tips: Cauliflower florets should be firm and tightly closed. How to use it: Cauliflower works well as a gluten- free pizza base, mashed like potato or roasted with chickpeas. Nutritionist Lisa Guy.
PALEO CAULIFLOWER MASH 1kg cauliflower, cut into chunks 6 garlic cloves, peeled 100ml extra- virgin olive oil Salt and black pepper, to taste Place cauliflower and garlic in a steamer over a large saucepan of boiling water. Steam for 20 minutes or until tender. Place cauliflower and garlic in a food processor. Season. Process, adding oil in a thin stream, until smooth. Season with pepper and serve drizzled with extra oil. Source: taste. com. au
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