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Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Savor the creamy goodness of this Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower, a low-carb alternative to traditional mashed potatoes. With a delightful blend of cheddar cheese and garlic, this scrumptious side dish will leave your taste buds craving more!

May 04, 2023
95% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup whole milk (60 mL)
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup white cheddar cheese (100 g), plus more for garnish
  • fresh chive, chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 226
  • Fat 18g
  • Carbs 2g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 12g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Chop the head of cauliflower into florets.
  2. Bring a medium pot of water to boil over medium-high heat. Add a pinch of salt and the cauliflower and boil for 15 minutes, or until the cauliflower is soft.
  3. Drain the cauliflower, then return to the pot.
  4. Add the butter, salt, and milk to the cauliflower.
  5. Mash the ingredients together until most of the milk is absorbed and the texture is creamy.
  6. Add pepper and the cheddar cheese and stir to combine.
  7. Add the chives and mix.
  8. Garnish with chives and more cheddar cheese.
  9. Enjoy!
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Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower