Pureed cauliflower seasoned with nutmeg and cayenne pepper and mixed with Parmesan make a flavorful, low-calorie stand-in for mashed potatoes in this steak dinner.

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Ingredients

Cauliflower Puree:

Beef:

Directions

Cauliflower Puree:

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cauliflower; cook for 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain, pressing lightly to release liquid.

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  • Add cooked cauliflower into the bowl of a food processor and puree. Add salt, nutmeg, cayenne, butter and Parmesan and puree again. Add milk as needed for a creamy texture. Spoon into a bowl; stir in parsley. Keep warm.

Beef:

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season sirloin with salt, pepper and 1/8 teaspoon of the dried thyme. Cook for 4 minutes, turn and cook for an additional 3 minutes. Remove from skillet.

  • Reduce heat to medium and add port to skillet. Cook 30 seconds, scraping up browned bits from pan. Add broth, ketchup and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon thyme. Cook 2 minutes, stirring often.

  • Slice steak thinly against the grain. Spoon some of the sauce over the sliced steak and serve with the cauliflower and steamed green beans, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

413 calories; 20 g total fat; 122 mg cholesterol; 837 mg sodium. 12 g carbohydrates; 41 g protein;

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