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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes with Garlic

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Cauliflower mashed potatoes are made with unsweetened almond milk and seasoned with garlic and spices for a healthy and delicious side dish.

Mashed cauliflower is a healthier alternative to traditional mashed potatoes and it is a keto-friendly side dish that pairs well with many mains and meats.

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Why You’ll Love These Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

  • Cauliflower mashed potatoes are a healthy version of traditional mashed potatoes.
  • It’s a keto-friendly mashed recipe that is full of flavor.
  • It pairs well with meats like pork, chicken, and beef. Try it with these lemon rosemary chicken thighs.
  • It’s a quick and easy side dish recipe and only takes 25 minutes from start to finish. It’s perfect for busy weeknights.
  • Like our loaded cauliflower casserole, you can serve it as a healthy side for the holidays.
Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients and Substitutions

Cauliflower: All you need for this cauliflower mash is a medium cauliflower head. No stem, just the florets.

Garlic: To add extra flavor to the cauliflower mash peeled whole garlic gloves are used.

Oil: Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

Almond Milk: Unsweetened almond milk is used in exchange for regular milk.

Seasonings: A mix of garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt, and black pepper are used to give the mash some extra flavor.

Chives: Used as a garnish, optional.

How to Make Easy Mashed Cauliflower

  1. Steam the cauliflower until it is fork-tender (about 15 minutes).
  2. Once the cauliflower is tender, put the cauliflower and garlic in a food processor or blender and add the olive oil, almond milk, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  3. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and blend until smooth and creamy.
  4. Put the cauliflower mash into a serving bowl, top with freshly chopped chives, and enjoy!

Helpful Tip

Steaming the garlic with the cauliflower will remove the raw edge and make it more tender.

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Mashed cauliflower is a healthier alternative to traditional mashed potatoes and it is a keto-friendly side dish that pairs well with many mains and meats. These cauliflower mashed potatoes are made with unsweetened almond milk and seasoned with garlic and spices for a healthy and delicious side dish.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cauliflower head
  • 2-3 whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tbsp fresh chives, chopped

Instructions

  • Steam the cauliflower until it is fork-tender (about 15 minutes).
  • Once the cauliflower is tender, put the cauliflower and garlic in a food processor or blender and add the olive oil, almond milk, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Put the cauliflower mash into a serving bowl, top with freshly chopped chives, and enjoy!

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