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low carb and dairy free side dish recipe from I Breathe Im Hungry

Garlic & Chive Cauliflower Mash – Low Carb & Dairy Free

  • Yield: Approximately 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Side Dish


A luscious and satisfying cauliflower puree recipe that is low carb AND dairy free!


  • 4 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp lemon (or lime) zest
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped


  1. Combine the cauliflower, mayonnaise, garlic, water, salt and pepper in a large microwave safe bowl, stirring to coat.
  2. Microwave on high for 12-15 minutes (or longer), until completely softened.
  3. Add the cooked mixture to a magic bullet or food processor and puree until smooth.
  4. Add the lemon juice, zest and chives and pulse until combined.
  5. Serve warm.


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 178
  • Fat: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g net
  • Protein: 2g

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