Broccoli Puree

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This is a Giada De Laurentiis recipe and my whole family loves it. What a great way to get kids to eat broccoli, and it makes an unexpected side dish as a replacement for plain mashed potatoes.

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  1. Place the potato chunks in a steamer rack and cook over high heat until they are very tender, about 18 minutes. Transfer the potatoes to a medium bowl and mash until smooth.
  2. Place broccoli into the steamer rack and steam over medium heat until it is very tender, about 12 minutes. Transfer the broccoli to the bowl of a food processor. Add the broth, cream cheese and Parmesan. Process until the broccoli is pureed and almost smooth.
  3. Stir the broccoli puree into the mashed potato and blend well. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.