Cauliflower Puree with Thyme Recipe

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Sarah Gill Modified: March 22, 2022
Cauliflower Puree with Thyme Recipe

How To Make Cauliflower Puree with Thyme

Replace the usual mashed potatoes with something healthier with this cauliflower puree recipe. It has fewer carbs and is seasoned with fresh thyme.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2lbscauliflower,cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1cupchicken broth
  • 1tspsalt,plus more to taste
  • 3tbspunsalted butter,cut into chunks
  • 1tspfresh thyme,chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste


  1. In a large pot, bring the chicken broth and salt to a boil. Add the cauliflower; bring back to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low and steam for 20 minutes, or until cauliflower is very tender.

  2. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cauliflower to a food processor. Add 3 tablespoons of chicken broth from the pot, along with the butter. Process until smooth.

  3. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and freshly ground pepper. Add thyme and process until just combined.


  • Calories: 157.11kcal
  • Fat: 10.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.97g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.02g
  • Fiber: 4.79g
  • Sugar: 5.29g
  • Protein: 6.06g
  • Cholesterol: 24.70mg
  • Sodium: 694.26mg
  • Calcium: 59.37mg
  • Potassium: 756.93mg
  • Iron: 1.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 109.76mg
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