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Keto Cauliflower Mash with melted butter in a pool on top

Cheesy Cauliflower Mash – Keto, low carb

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5 from 212 reviews

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


This Keto Cheesy Cauliflower Puree is so thick, creamy, and delicious, you’ll never miss mashed potatoes again!


Units Scale
  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 ounces Dubliner Irish Cheddar or other sharp cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Clean and trim the cauliflower, breaking it into medium sized pieces.
  2. Place in a microwave safe bowl with the cream and butter.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, on high for six minutes.
  4. Add the garlic powder and stir to coat cauliflower with cream/butter mixture. Microwave for another six minutes on high.
  5. Check that your biggest florets are fork tender, if still hard, microwave another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the microwave and spoon the cooked cauliflower and any liquid into a magic bullet or high speed blender.
  7. Add the cheese and puree until smooth.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: Keto Side dish
  • Method: microwave
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 148
  • Fat: 11g
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Protein: 6g

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