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Creamy Cauliflower Mash

This Creamy Cauliflower Mash is a tasty low-carb twist on mashed potatoes! Made with just six ingredients, this healthy and flavorful side dish has everything you love about mashed potatoes.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower mash, cauliflower mash recipe, how to make cauliflower mash, keto cauliflower mash, keto mashed cauliflower, mashed cauliflower, mashed cauliflower recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 88 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1 medium head cauliflower , cut into florets & rinsed & drained
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tbsp ghee or sub unsalted grass-fed butter or vegan butter if plant-based
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 handful fresh chopped parsley or chives


  1. Steam or boil cauliflower in a large pot for about 8-10 minutes, or until soft. Drain.

  2. Return the same large pot back to the burner and heat 1 tablespoon ghee on medium heat.

  3. Add the garlic and cook for 20 seconds, or until fragrant then stir in the drained cauliflower back in.

  4. Remove pot from heat and add salt along with remaining ghee and milk.

  5. Transfer to a food processor or use a handheld immersion blender to mash, until desired consistency. Season with more salt and black pepper, to taste.

  6. Sprinkle with chopped herbs and extra ghee or butter, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cauliflower Mash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 344mg14%
Potassium 430mg12%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 84IU2%
Vitamin C 71mg86%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.