Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Amber Dawn

A low carb substitute for mashed potatoes.

Top Review by JMigs0

I really love this version of mashed "potatoes". It's easier to make than real mashed potatoes I think! Actually I do not boil the cauliflower, I steam it. And as soon as it's cooked tender enough, I run it under cold water for just a few seconds to keep the bright color. I use real butter (butter is the lesser evil here vs margarine) and either skim milk or 1/2 and 1/2 to make it creamy like real mashed potatoes! Use salt and White Pepper to taste. It really does satisfy cravings for mashed potatoes because the texture is exactly the same, but don't expect it to taste exactly like potatoes because it really is still cauliflower (slightly sweeter by nature).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil cauliflower until soft, about 20 minutes.
  2. Drain water and place cauliflower in a food processor. Add margarine, skim milk, and salt and pepper. Process until the consistency of mashed potatoes.

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