Fake Mashed Potatoes/Cauliflower

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Those of us who are on low-carb diets like Somersizing and Atkins can really get cravings for mashed potatoes. This seems to do the trick.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam the cauliflower until tender.
  2. I prefer to do this in the microwave. Drain well.
  3. Place the steamed cauliflower in the food processor or mixer.
  4. Do not put it in a blender, it doesn't give it the right consistency.
  5. Pulse slowly adding only a little of the cream, butter and sour cream at a time.
  6. Watch out that it doesn't get too runny.
  7. Add the garlic and salt and pepper.
  8. Keep mixing until smooth.


Most Helpful

I made this in the food processor and it came out too runny, so I will use the mixer next time. I also doubled this recipe and froze half of it. The frozen batch tasted even better than the first batch. This is a great recipe!!!!

Smokey Garguillo December 05, 2003

For cauliflower lovers (greater than broccoli) and Dr Atkins' hopefuls this is a tasty dish. Second time I chopped the hot cauliflower coarsly and mixed it up with cream cheese, a little bit of sour cream but no heavy cream. Thanks Mirj! Rachelle Kerner (see my new posting-today- Rich Scrambled Eggs).

Shelley (aka Rachelle) October 31, 2003

Wonderfully deceptive! I steamed 2 cauliflower heads, omitted the cream and only added salt, pepper, 1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream and 1 tbs. butter! Thanks!

Vino p.o. prn January 07, 2008

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