Garlicky Cauliflower Mash

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Since I’ve been on the keto diet this is one of my go-to sides that I make regularly when I’m just not sure what to make as a side with my protein. If you love garlic mashed potatoes, you’ll love this!

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition for 1 serving:
Calories: 76
Fat: 4.9 grams
Protein: 3.1 grams
Carbohydrates: 6.4 grams
Fiber: 2.7 grams
Net Carbs: 3.7 grams

Garlicky Cauliflower Mash




  • 1 bag of frozen roasted cauliflower OR 1 head of cauliflower
  • Splash of heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or ghee
  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 6 cloves of roasted OR raw garlic


  1. If you are using fresh cauliflower – clean and trim the cauliflower, breaking it into medium sized pieces. Else, move to step 2
  2. Place in a microwave safe bowl with cream and butter/ghee
  3. Microwave for five minutes.
  4. Stir to coat cauliflower with cream/butter mixture. Microwave for another five minutes.
  5. Remove from the microwave and put the mixture into a food processor or a blender. Add the cheese, garlic, salt and pepper and puree until it is smooth.
  6. Season or add more cream, butter, salt, or pepper to taste.


  • Top it with chopped chives or green onions
  • Top with more cheese or sour cream
  • To make it a “loaded”, add sour cream, cheese, crumbled bacon

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