Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

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Chester Published: November 24, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Mashed Cauliflower

This cauliflower recipe resembles a classic mashed potato! It’s creamy, loaded with simple seasonings, and deliciously low-carb.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1cauliflower head,medium, cut up into florets
  • 4garlic cloves,crushed
  • cupbuttermilk,1%
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tbspsalted butter,plus optional more for serving


  1. Steam or boil the cauliflower and garlic until soft.

  2. Drain the cauliflower, then place in a bowl.

  3. Add in the buttermilk, butter, salt, pepper into the bowl, then purée with an immersion blender.

  4. Top with butter, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Alternatively, a regular blender would work fine when pureeing.


  • Calories: 72.92kcal
  • Fat: 3.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.12g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.85g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.96g
  • Fiber: 2.87g
  • Sugar: 3.58g
  • Protein: 3.53g
  • Cholesterol: 8.45mg
  • Sodium: 376.48mg
  • Calcium: 61.86mg
  • Potassium: 452.19mg
  • Iron: 0.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 27.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 65.94mg
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