Mashed Cauliflower “Potatoes” Recipe

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Carla Jordan Modified: March 24, 2022
Mashed Cauliflower “Potatoes” Recipe

How To Make Mashed Cauliflower “Potatoes”

This recipe for mashed cauliflower is a great alternative to the carb-heavy mashed potatoes. It’s creamy, smooth, and satisfying.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 28 minutes



  • 3lbscauliflower
  • 2ozcream cheese
  • ¼cupsour cream
  • ½tsponion powder
  • tspgarlic powder
  • salt & pepper,to taste
  • chives and butter for topping


  1. Wash cauliflower and boil for about 15 minutes or until very soft.

  2. Drain well. Place cauliflower in a mesh strainer and press to squeeze out as much liquid as possible.

  3. Using a food processor (or immersion hand blender) puree until smooth. Add in cream cheese, sour cream and seasonings. Blend until smooth.

  4. Place back into the pot and heat on the stove on medium low until heated through.


  • Calories: 198.61kcal
  • Fat: 12.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.21g
  • Fiber: 6.86g
  • Sugar: 7.39g
  • Protein: 7.76g
  • Cholesterol: 33.86mg
  • Sodium: 870.10mg
  • Calcium: 107.42mg
  • Potassium: 1062.47mg
  • Iron: 1.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 111.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 164.17mg
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