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How to Make Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

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Whip up a batch of healthy mashed potatoes by veggie-packing them with cauliflower! A deliciously nutritious side dish that's perfect for family dinners or meal prep for the week.
Try it as a side with my healthy sloppy joes pepper poppers!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 156


  • 1 head cauliflower chopped (5-6 cups florets)
  • 2 russet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 3 Tbsp milk of choice or cream (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 1 Tbsp ghee or butter melted (or omit, if preferred)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt to taste
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • splash of broth milk, or water (to thin out, as needed)


  • Add cauliflower and potatoes to a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, uncovered, and cook until fork tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Strain, and add to the food processor with remaining ingredients. Pulse to desired consistency—as chunky or smooth as you like it—seasoning to taste.
  • Add a splash of broth, additional milk, or water to thin out, if needed.
  • Serve with chopped chives and enjoy immediately, or portion and store for later!
  • Yields 6-7 cups cauliflower mashed potatoes.


Serving: 1½ cups | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g