Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”


This recipe is so tasty that you won’t even miss the potatoes! Lower in carbs than potatoes, mashed cauliflower offers a healthy alternative to this comfort food favorite. For an interesting twist, try different colors of cauliflower (yellow, green, or purple).

Yield :  4 to 6 servings


  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp chopped rosemary
  • Salt to taste
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Chopped fresh herbs (optional)


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium stock pot. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until cauliflower is tender.
  • Mash cauliflower with a potato masher, or for a smoother texture, place in a food processor and grind until desired consistency is reached. Salt to taste.
  • Serve hot with sour cream and chopped fresh herbs, if desired.
Mashed Cauliflower: Cauliflower Mashed "Potatoes"
Cauliflower Mashed "Potatoes"

Featured Ingredient: Cauliflower

Cauliflower’s mild flavor lends it to a number of uses. Excellent in curries, sauteed with garlic and herbs, or eaten raw with hummus, many popular ways to use cauliflower now include using it as a substitute for starchier foods like potatoes, rice, and even flour. Each head is packed with potassium, vitamin C, and dietary fiber, along with vitamin B-6, magnesium, and protein. Learn how to grow your own cauliflower.

White Hybrid Cauliflower
White Cloud cauliflower is perfect to eat raw with dips, steamed, or cooked in casseroles.

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