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Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Mashed Cauliflower

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed-cauliflower, mashed-cauliflower-recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 139kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 2 lb raw cauliflower florets [approximately 2 large heads]
  • 1 small sweet onion finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 ½ tsp salt divided use [adjust to taste]
  • 2 Tbsp butter or light butter
  • ¼ cup sour cream or light sour cream
  • cup chive and onion, plain or garlic and herb whipped cream cheese softened


  • Place the cauliflower, diced onion, minced garlic and 1 tsp salt into a saucepan. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook for 10-12 minutes until fork tender. Drain well.
  • Using an electric mixer, whip the drained cauliflower with butter, sour cream, cream cheese and ½ tsp salt. Whip until you reach desired texture smooth or chunky.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 731mg | Potassium: 534mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 297IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg