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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

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  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Meet mashed potatoes healthier cousin: Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes! Cauliflower florets and potatoes come together in this side dish to create a scrumptious outcome. Creamy, decadent and perfectly cheesy. Dive into these Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes for a healthier side dish option!


  • 32 oz cauliflower florets
  • 2 large gold potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or milk)
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  1. Add the cauliflower florets and potatoes to a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and add the vegetables back into the pot.
  2. Add in the heavy cream, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and butter. Use an immersion blender or a hand mixer and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve and enjoy!


  • A food processor or a blender can also be used to pureé the cauliflower mashed potatoes. If using either, transfer the vegetables to the blender or food processor after draining and before adding in the other ingredients. Then add in all the other ingredients and blend on high until smooth.
  • Leftovers of this recipe re-heat very nicely.
  • The potatoes can be left out if a low-carb option is desired.
  • Nutritional information for this recipe is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 224
  • Sugar: 3.8g
  • Sodium: 536mg
  • Fat: 12.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.3g
  • Fiber: 5.1g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 39mg

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