Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”

Source: ifoodreal

Serves 4


  • 1 medium (2.5-3 lbs) cauliflower head
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon butter (or olive oil)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  1. Separate cauliflower into florets and cut into smaller chunks.
  2. In a medium pot, combine cauliflower, garlic, and add enough cold water to cover the vegetables.
  3. Place lid on top and bring to a boil – reduce heat to low and cook for about 10 minutes or until cauliflower is fork tender.
  4. Drain.
  5. Add butter (or olive oil), salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  6. Using a blender (or food processor), process until very smooth or desired constancy – adjust salt and pepper to taste if necessary.
  7. Serve hot like you would mashed potatoes.


  • Fresh or frozen cauliflower rice can be used as well.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 99; Total Fat: 3.7g; Sodium: 398.8mg; Cholesterol: 7.6mg;

Total Carbohydrate: 14.6g; Sugar: 5.4g.