Cauliflower smash with caramelised leeks

Cauliflower smash with caramelised leeks

Ingredients (4 servings)

600g cauliflower, trimmed, cut into florets

30g butter

2 medium leeks, trimmed, halved, washed, thinly sliced

1 garlic clove, crushed

2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves

2 tablespoons pure cream


Rinse cauliflower. Place, with water clinging, in a microwave-safe dish. Cover. Microwave on high (100%) for 4 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Meanwhile, melt butter in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Add leek. Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until soft and light golden. Add garlic and thyme. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute.

Place cauliflower in a bowl. Using a potato masher or fork, lightly crush. Add leek mixture and cream. Toss gently to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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