Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon


Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
A creamy cauliflower purée with steamed leek, and strips of smoked salmon lightly sautéed on the side.
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Last modified on: February 5th 2023

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40 min.16 min.56 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Prepare 1 cauliflower, slice it finely (a mandolin is ideal for this).

Reserve.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Prepare and finely chop 1 leek.

Prepare and finely chop 1 shallot.

Leave the garlic clove unpeeled.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
In a saucepan over medium heat, pour in 4 tablespoons olive oil then when hot add the minced shallot, unpeeled garlic clove, 1 bayleaf and 1 sprig rosemary.

Season with salt and pepper, then cook and stir for 1 minute or 2 without browning.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Then add the chopped cauliflower and mix well.

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Add 300 ml liquid cream, reduce heat and cover.

Cook gently until cauliflower is tender.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Remove and discard the garlic clove, bay leaf and rosemary sprig.

Blend the contents of the pan...

Stage 7
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
...until you have a thick cream of cauliflower to your liking.

Cover and leave on very low heat.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Cook the leek in a small frying pan over medium heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil.

Stop cooking as soon as it is tender, then salt it.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Add the leek to the cream of cauliflower, mix well and check the seasoning.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
In the same small frying pan as the leeks, still over medium heat, pass 2 slices smoked salmon cut into strips, to barely sear them (2 minutes max).

Stage 11 - 5 min.
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmon
Heat the serving plates.

Serve a good layer of creamy cauliflower and a few pieces of smoked salmon.
Remarks
If necessary, add a little extra cream to the cauliflower purée in step 7 to make it nice and creamy.

You can easily replace the smoked salmon with another smoked fish, such as trout or haddock.
Keeping
1 day in the refrigerator, protected by a stretch film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,595 Kcal or 10,865 Kj82 gr72 gr220 gr
130 %32 %7 %33 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
127 Kcal or 532 Kj4 gr3 gr11 gr
6 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
649 Kcal or 2,717 Kj21 gr18 gr55 gr
32 %8 %2 %8 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Fish
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 10.61 €
  • Per person : 2.65 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Involtinis, Hearty potato and ham gratin, Rice and peas, Mousse with two chocolates, Chicken Brussels pie, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ham and cheese slices with spring onions, Roast potatoes "à la provençale", Scrambled eggs and leeks on toast, Rice à l'italienne, Panzanella, ... All
Smoked salmonSmoked salmon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Surprise bread, Spaghetti with smoked salmon, Salmon rillettes, Cubed salad, Smoked salmon sacristains, ... All
Garlic cloveGarlic clove: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chinese style chicken, The total turnip, Gratin Dauphinois, Vegetable stock, Spaghetti Bolognese, ... All
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