Cauliflower Puree
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Who needs boring old Mashed Potatoes as a side when you can jazz things up with Cauliflower! This is a super simple and delicious Cauliflower Puree recipe that requires very little effort for a huge reward

The good old Cauliflower has had a massive resurgence in popularity over the last few years. With good reason too! It is an extremely versatile vegetable when it comes to cooking. It holds up exceptionally well to steaming, frying, deep frying (drool!), stir frying, roasting, and in this case – poaching

When we’re talking about poaching we’re not mucking around. This isn’t your run of the mill poaching recipe where you throw an ingredient into a bunch of water. No way! We’re talking about poaching this delicious vegetable in Butter and Cream! The Butter and Cream is what gives this Cauliflower Puree it’s indulgent, yet silky smooth finished result that we know you’ll just love

Inspiration for this delicious Cauliflower Puree

This recipe is inspired from a brilliant dish – Braised Beef Cheeks with Pedro Ximenez Sauce from one of our favorite restaurants in the world, Movida. The slow cooked Beef Cheeks are paired with this amazing Cauliflower Puree which heightens the entire dish to stratospheric levels! It is truly a dish that tastes like it’s made by a professional, yet is super simple to create at home

The Cauliflower Puree will pair well with any kind of meat dish or can be used as a base to create some delicious Soups such as our Cauliflower, Cheddar and Roasted Garlic Soup recipe. Just think of this dish as a substitute for Mashed Potatoes and see where your creativity takes you. It could even be used to create a Shepherd’s Pie! In fact, we may need to try that recipe out so watch this space

Recipe Details


4 people

Prep time

10 minutes

Cooking time

35 minutes

Total time

45 minutes

Cauliflower Puree Recipe


  • 1 head of Cauliflower, chopped
  • 4 tbsp. Unsalted Butter
  • 200 ml / 6 fl. oz. Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp. Salt


  1. Combine the Cauliflower, Butter, Heavy Cream and Salt in a medium saucepan
  2. Cover and then place over low heat on the stovetop
  3. Cook for 35 minutes until the Cauliflower is beautiful and tender, then transfer to a blender
  4. Blend the mixture together until a smooth consistency is formed. This will probably take about a minute or so. Taste for seasoning and adjust if necessary
  5. Serve as is! If you would like a thicker texture you can place the Puree back into a saucepan and reduce over medium / low heat until your desired consistency is achieved

Cauliflower Puree top view
With just 4 ingredients this delicious, silky smooth Cauliflower Puree is ready to eat!

You can do so much with this amazing Cauliflower Puree so just let your creativity run wild. Any amazing dishes you create, please feel free to share them with us on our Instagram page here. Also, check out our Beef Dinners page here for some brilliant dishes to pair with this yummy Cauliflower Puree

Happy Cooking!

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