Now that warmer weather is here, it’s time to enjoy some summer food! I love potato salad , especially the way my grandma made it. However I am on this low carb diet , so potatoes are a no no. So I simply substituted steamed cauliflower florets for the potatoes, and did everything else exactly the same. It turned out great and my mom and son said they like it better than the potato variety.
One head of cauliflower , cut into small florets
Two stalks of celery, chopped
Four green onions, sliced
Four or five radishes, halved and sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 -3/4 cup mayonnaise
Steam the cauliflower till semi firm, drain.
Combine all ingredients except for the mayo. Let it sit and marinate for about 20 minutes, then add the mayonnaise . Chill overnight to allow flavors to combine, then enjoy!
Well I have seen this before with other recipe sites but this is my own take on it. And I thought it was wonderful and can imagine all kinds of possibilities… Serve it with your favorite stir fry or curry. Tonight I had it with a wonderful shrimp recipe that my brother Chuckie promises to add soon. My husbands assessment…. “Not terrible” . Lol. I thought it was great!
How to do:
Grate one head of cauliflower with cheese shredder.
Melt butter or olive oil or coconut oil or whatever you want in medium fry pan. If you like, sauté some garlic and/or onion. Add cauliflower, sauté on low heat for 15 minutes. During that process , add one cup if chicken broth. I bet coconut milk would be ok too, especially if you are going to serve a curry dish.
It’s up to you what flavors you’d like to add. But it’s a really good substitute for rice for my low carb friends, or even not so low carb friends! The difference is three carbs per cup versus 43 carbs per cup for rice.