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Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

  • Author: Valerie Skinner | Thyme and JOY
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: baking, blending
  • Cuisine: holiday, low carb, keto, paleo, whole30


This creamy mashed cauliflower is the perfect holiday side dish for those on a low carb or keto diet. Find out 2 secrets to making your cauliflower mash nice and creamy without any need for milk.


  • 1 head Raw Cauliflower (4 cups)
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 2 tbsp Ghee or Butter
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dried Parsley
  • Salt/Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Rough chop cauliflower into small florets being mindful of trying to make everything the same size.
  3. Toss cauliflower with avocado oil and a pinch of salt.
  4. Spread cauliflower evenly on a baking sheet and roast in oven for about 30-40 minutes flipping halfway through.
  5. Cauliflower should be cooked and starting to look dry but not brown or burnt. Oven times may vary, so keep checking until desired texture is reached.
  6. Using a high speed blender, immersion blender or food processor pulse cauliflower until it is smooth with no lumps. Add spices and ghee and blend until incorporated.
  7. Store in air tight sealed container for up to 5 days


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 98
  • Fat: 7.4
  • Carbohydrates: 5
  • Protein: 2.3

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