Oh-SO-Tasty Cauliflower Mash

February 14, 2017 1 Comment

Category: Healthy Eating, Side Dishes
Tags: Cauliflower mash, Healthy side dish, Side dishes

Want the taste of mashed potatoes without all of the carbs and fat? Look no further than cauliflower mash! You’ll be shocked how tasty these are – without any guilt!

So often when I cook, I make the same veggie side dishes over and over again.. sautéed broccoli, oven roasted asparagus, sautéed mushrooms… it gets a bit boring.

Cauliflower mash is one of my favorite sides because it’s guilt-free (made with cauliflower and low-carb/fat ingredients) but still has the creamy texture of my beloved mashed potatoes. I’ve been making this dish for a few years now and have to say, plain ‘ole cauliflower mashed up isn’t that good. BUT, I’ve modified this standard recipe over time to add in some ingredients that add a punch of flavor, like green onions and yes, a bit of low fat cream cheese. You’ll have to let me know what you think!

Oh-SO-Tasty Cauliflower Mash


  • 2 large heads of cauliflower or 1 bag of crumbled cauliflower (I buy this at TJs or Mariano’s)
  • 2 tablespoons low fat cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter (I use 1/2 Earth Balance to cut calories/fat)
  • Bunch of green onions
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • Salt/pepper to taste


  • Add butter, cream cheese, scallions over low heat until butter melts
  • Add bag of crumbled cauliflower to pot (If you bought cauliflower heads, crumble them in the food processor or with a cheese grater) and cover for 10 minutes or until they get soft
  • Blend ingredients with an electronic hand mixer or masher
  • Add garlic power, salt and pepper to taste, and parsley on top to serve

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One thought on “Oh-SO-Tasty Cauliflower Mash

  1. Avatar for Angie Rose Randall


    Such a healthy, tasty idea!

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