Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

You will need:

2 medium heads cauliflower

½ lb duck fat, lard or lard butter (Avedano’s)

Filtered water

Large steaming pot

Large mixing bowl

Immersion blender or potato masher


  1. Pour a few inches of filtered water into the steaming pot. Put on high heat and cover.
  2. Chop cauliflower, removing and discarding stem. Place in steamer basket.
  3. Put basket into pot and cook on high until lid starts to jostle. Turn down until lid is settled.
  4. Steam for 10-20 minutes, until cauliflower is very soft. Don’t worry about overcooking.
  5. Dump fat into large mixing bowl and pour hot cauliflower on top.
  6. Blend or mash until there are no large chunks.
  7. Eat hot or place in Tupperware or jar in fridge.
  8. Serve with butter and salt to taste.