Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower

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Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower is a delicious low carb alternative to mashed potatoes!

It seems like most people go low carb for some reason at least once in their life. We’re committed to having and providing options, and Parmesan Cauliflower Mashed is a delicious low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes! Get ready to fill your plate because this faux mashed potato side dish will make you feel good.

We totally believe in using whole, natural ingredients in our cooking, and we stand by that in this recipe. Has anyone else noticed how many diet-specific products contain a lot of ingredients? Most of the time, we don’t even recognize half of them. Our Mashed Cauliflower is a keto friendly recipe you’ll feel good about! Cauliflower, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, olive oil and chives. That’s it! You will love it!

Do I need a food processor?

Have a food processor handy? If you want to save some time, instead of using a hand blender, you can place the cooked cauliflower in a food processor and pulse to your liking. However, this recipe does not require a food processor, a hand mixer or even a potato masher will do. Mash it!

Keto friendly?

Cauliflower is a staple on many ketogenic diets. It contains very few carbohydrates compared to most other starchy foods and can be a healthy addition to any diet. If you’re looking for a delicious tomato sauce, this is the recipe for you!

Does mashed cauliflower taste like mashed potatoes?

Mashed cauliflower and mashed potatoes are made from two different vegetables. So, they do taste different, however, they have a similar texture because they are both whipped. Mashed cauliflower tasted like mashed cauliflower. That being said, it’s still a tasty dish and a great option for people on a Paleo diet (no cheese), a ketogenic diet, or anyone just looking for a low-carb option.

Storage and Reheating Instructions:

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Reheat single servings in the microwave in 30-second increments until heated through.

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Mashed cauliflower in a blue bowl with a wooden spoon.

Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower is a delicious low carb alternative to mashed potatoes!

Preparation time 10 minute

cooking time 15 minute

total time 25 minute

raw material

  • 2 cauliflower head
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon Chinese chives Chopped


  • Fill a large saucepan with water. Bring it to a boil over high heat.

  • Remove the stems and leaves from the cauliflower heads, leaving only the florets. Cook the florets in boiling water until very tender, about 15 minutes.

  • Drain the florets and return to the empty pot or mixing bowl. Using a hand blender, puree the cauliflower until smooth. You can also use a potato masher or food processor.

  • Add Parmesan, olive oil and mix well. Garnish with chives. Serve hot.

Calories: 131kcal | carbohydrate: 4G | protein: 4G | fat: 11G | Saturated fat: 2G | cholesterol: 5mg | sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 233mg | fiber: 1G | sugar: 1G | Vitamin A: 130unit | Vitamin C: 37.3mg | calcium: 115mg | iron: 0.4mg

Parmesan Cauliflower Mash