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Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

“I've always enjoyed the mashed cauliflower at a favorite restaurant we go to," writes Jean Keiser of West Chester, Pennsylvania. "So I came up with this delicious and easy recipe for the low-carb favorite that we can make at home.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 5 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • Coarsely ground pepper and minced fresh chives, optional


  • 1. Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add cauliflower and garlic. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered 5-10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine milk, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Add cauliflower; beat until blended and creamy. If desired, shape into rounds by pressing 1/2-cup portions into a 2-in. biscuit cutter and sprinkle with black pepper and chives. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 74 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 428 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.