Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

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This is our choice for a side dish that's lower in carbs than mashed potatoes, but just as flavorful and satisfying. I suggest garnishing it with chopped green onions. —Tina Martini, Sparks, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Add cauliflower; cook, covered, 8-12 minutes or until very tender. Drain.
  2. Mash cauliflower, adding cheese, butter, seasonings and enough milk to reach desired consistency. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Mashed Cauliflower in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2013, p132

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2014

"This was simple to make. It was very tasty as is. However, for personal preference I added a little extra butter and pepper."

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