Garlic Mashed Cauliflower with Mushroom Gravy

Serves 2 30 minute prep time

By Vega on March 20, 2013

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower with Mushroom Gravy

Recipe adapted by Peggy Kotsopolous from her book – Must Have Been Something I Ate.


  • Garlic Mashed Cauliflower and Parsnips :
  • 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 parsnip, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • Mushroom Gravy :
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup maitaki mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup crimini mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup button mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ tsp ground chia seed
  • 1 cup veggie stock or water
  • Sea salt to taste


  • Garlic Mashed Cauliflower and Parsnip

    1. Steam cauliflower and parsnip until tender, approximately 10 mins.
    2. Add to blender with remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.


  • Mushroom Gravy

    1. Heat coconut oil on medium heat. Add garlic and mushrooms and sauté until mushrooms have browned.
    2. Add half the mushroom mixture to blender and blend still smooth.
    3. Add ground chia and continue blending until well combined. Pour into bowl and stir-in remaining mushrooms.


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