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Garlic butter mashed cauliflower

Garlic Butter Mashed Cauliflower

A healthy and tasty alternative to traditional mashed potatoes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 129kcal
Author Rena


  • 1 Large Head Cauliflower leaves removed and broken into large florets
  • 4-6 Garlic Cloves finely chopped and divided
  • 2 Cup Chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 Cup Water or more as needed
  • 2 Tbsp butter or olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh Chopped Herbs to garnish if desired


  • Place the cauliflower florets in a large pot and cover with broth and water.
  • Add in half of the garlic and a good pinch of salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15-18 minutes, or until cauliflower is fork-tender.
  • Using a colander, strain the cooked cauliflower and place it into a food processor. Add in the remaining garlic and butter; process until smoothly pureed.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed then arrange it into a serving bowl/platter and sprinkle with fresh chopped herbs. Enjoy!



Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
If the garlic cloves are big use only 4. If they sare small to medium use 6


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 747mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg