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Mashed Cauliflower Keto Style

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Mashed cauliflower keto style recipe is a healthy, easy, and delicious side dish! Cauliflower mash pairs well with just about everything, and tastes a lot like mashed potatoes. It’s perfect to serve along side all your holiday sides. It’s cheesy and delicious!

plate of mashed cauliflower

This mashed cauliflower keto style recipe is the perfect alternative to traditional mashed potatoes and a great way to up your healthy vegetables. This low carb mash is loaded with flavor and fats from asiago cheese, butter and cream cream, plus some delicious spices. This is a great way to use fresh or frozen cauliflower!

This healthy mashed cauliflower recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, or any day of the year!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Easier than mashed potatoes with less prep time, and no peeling!
  • Mashed cauliflower is lower in calories and carbohydrates than mashed potatoes.
  • It’s a heart healthy side dish.
  • Cauliflower is so versatile that it can even pose as mashed potatoes.
plate of mashed cauliflower

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

  • Frozen or fresh cauliflower
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Unsalted butter
  • Cream cheese 
  • Shredded asiago cheese
mashed cauliflower ingredients
cauliflower cooked on a plate next to head of raw cauliflower

How To Make Mashed Cauliflower Keto Style

1 – Place all the ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth. The entire amount may not fit in a standard food processor. If that is the case, place half of the ingredients in the food processor at a time.

mashed cauliflower ingredients

2 – Spoon half of the cauliflower mixture into a baking dish. Top with half the asiago cheese. Repeat with the other half.

uncooked mashed cauliflower in a baking dish

3 – Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, or until golden and hot.

mashed cauliflower in a baking dish

How Do I Store Mashed Cauliflower?

Mashed cauliflower can be kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about 3 days.

Can I Freeze Mashed Cauliflower?

Mashed cauliflower can be frozen in a sealed freezer safe zip top bag for about 3-4 months. Defrost overnight in the fridge and reheat in a saucepan.

plate of mashed cauliflower

Calories per serving (approximately 1/2 cup): 187

Yield: 16 Servings

Mashed Cauliflower Keto Style

plate of mashed cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower keto style recipe is a healthy, easy, and delicious side dish! Cauliflower mash pairs well with just about everything, and tastes a lot like mashed potatoes. It's perfect to serve along side all your holiday sides. It’s cheesy and delicious!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • One large head of cauliflower (or 40 oz frozen cauliflower florets), microwave or steamed until warm
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded asiago cheese

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth. The entire amount may not fit in a standard food processor. If that is the case, place half of the ingredients in the food processor at a time.
  2. Spoon half of the cauliflower mixture into a baking dish. Top with half the asiago cheese. Repeat with the other half.
  3. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes, or until golden and hot.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 187Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 368mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Dannii

Tuesday 16th of November 2021

I love this for a low carb side dish and this looks delicious. So many different ways to flavour it too.

Erika

Wednesday 17th of November 2021

Thanks, Dannii!

Savita

Tuesday 16th of November 2021

This looks so cheesy, the perfect side dish for my holiday dinner. Can't wait to try it out.

Erika

Wednesday 17th of November 2021

I hope you enjoy it, Savita!

Lauren Michael Harris

Tuesday 16th of November 2021

I love any and all mashed cauliflower, especially loaded up like this recipe! It's the perfect low card side for the holiday - yum!!

Erika

Wednesday 17th of November 2021

Thanks, Lauren. :)

Beth Sachs

Tuesday 16th of November 2021

Such a great alternative to mashed potato!

Erika

Wednesday 17th of November 2021

Thanks! :)

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