Low-Carb Mashed Cauliflower

Low-Carb Mashed Cauliflower

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"For those of us low-carb peeps who like to pretend that we are eating mashed potatoes. Serve with butter if desired."


20 m servings 102 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 102 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 367 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook cauliflower in boiling water until tender, about 6 minutes; drain. Pat cauliflower dry with paper towel to remove as much moisture as possible.
  2. Blend cauliflower, cream cheese, garlic, and seasoned salt in a food processor until mostly smooth.
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  1. 49 Ratings


I made half the recipe, steamed the cauliflower for 3 minutes in the microwave, and used my immersion blender to mash the cauliflower (easy cleanup). The whipped cream cheese makes this incredi...

Really good! I used part skim ricotta to lighten it up a bit and I would recommend this recipe for sure.

Interesting recipe. I did not have whipped cream cheese, so I subbed 4 light laughing cow garlic and herb wedges. I slightly undercooked the cauliflower and the mashed blend was a bit grainy wh...

Very tasty! I would never have thought to make cauliflower this way. It even looks like mashed potatoes on the plate! We had it with a sirloin roast and a stir-fry medley of veggies, and it was ...

I have to admit I put off fixing mashed cauliflower because I thought it would never be able to measure up to potatoes. NOT SO!! This recipe was delicious and I definitely will not hesitate to f...

After halving the amount of cream cheese and using regular versus whipped, my family loved this recipe! I will definitely be making it again as it is such an easy way to get my five-year-old to ...

Umm... yes please?? In a world where potatoes are not an option, cauliflower to the rescue! I tried this once with sour cream but because I boiled the out of the 'flower, it was too watery. ...

Followed the recipe exactly except I used regular salt and 1/4 of the garlic. Mine was a little soupy, patting the cauliflower dry was not enough, the water needed to be squeezed out inside a ki...

I love this recipe....have tried it with sour cream instead of the cream cheese and added some chopped onion to the pot....and it's still awesome. As a low carber myself, I thank you Catie!