Last updated April 24, 2019 by Lisa Richards, CNC

Mashed Cauliflower with Rosemary

Cauliflower mash

Most of us love mashed potato, but the fact is that potato is a high glycemic food that we would be better off avoiding. Even a plain, boiled potato can spike your blood sugar, and the more easily digestible mashed potato is even worse.

Luckily, mashed cauliflower is a delicious, healthy alternative, and it even has a similar texture to the real thing!

One of the great things about cauliflower mash is that it easily takes on whatever flavor you add to it. This version uses rosemary, chicken stock and a little garlic, but you can flavor it however you like. You might also want to try it with ingredients like yogurt, almond milk, chives, parsley, curry powder, paprika – the options are limitless.

For a wonderful Thanksgiving or Christmas meal, use this cauliflower mash as a side dish next to our delicious roast turkey and stuffing. It makes for a tasty, healthy meal that will satisfy the whole family without compromising your health. The kids might not even realize they’re eating cauliflower instead of potatoes!

4.44 from 55 votes
Cauliflower mash
Mashed Cauliflower with Rosemary
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 52 kcal
Author: Lisa Richards
Ingredients
  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • 1 Tbsp. rosemary (chopped)
  • 1.5 cups beef, chicken, or vegetable stock
  • 3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Place the stock and cauliflower in a medium saucepan and bring the boil, covered, for 15 minutes until the cauliflower is steamed and soft.
  2. Place the cauliflower and stock in a blender, with the rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  3. Blend on full power, stopping and scraping the sides, until smooth.

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Comments

  1. Telena Keillor says:

    5 stars
    This was awesome! My entire family enjoyed this cauliflower. I didn’t bother chopping the garlic since it all got tossed in the processor anyway. Also, I added about 1/2 tsp each of black pepper and kosher salt. Easy, delicious and super comforting! Thank you for sharing!

  2. Alba says:

    5 stars
    Delicious!

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