Mashed Cauliflower Recipe -
Mashed Cauliflower Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Mashed Cauliflower

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"Quick alternative to mashed potatoes."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    55 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook cauliflower in the boiling water until tender, about 10 minutes; drain and set aside.
  3. Melt butter in the same pot over medium heat. Stir cauliflower, milk, and sour cream into melted butter.
  4. Mash cauliflower in the pot using a hand blender until creamy.
  5. Transfer cauliflower mixture to a baking dish; evenly cover with bread crumbs and season with salt and black pepper.
  6. Baking in the preheated oven until bread crumbs are lightly browned, about 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 27, 2012

SO Good, in order to make it smooth I placed it all in a blender. I also added a few carrot which make it a more pleasant color. Added a Tea. of garlic and a an envelope of dry Hidden Valley Ranch dressing.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 16, 2012

The texture didn't come out creamy no matter how much I mixed!! I didn't like it :(

Aug 08, 2012

I loved mashed cauliflower. This is an excellent recipe. The cauliflower comes out creamy and bursting with flavor.

Feb 07, 2013

Very good! For those who had an issue with smoothness, try this: once you drain the cauliflower, pop it back into the pan again with the lid on (not on the heat) and let stand for 2-3 minutes before proceeding. I used a lot less breadcrumbs and reduced fat sour cream. The immersion blender got it all nice and smooth and I was able to bake it right in the pan I used on the stove for easier cleanup.

Oct 31, 2012

Delicious! Did add some grated parmesan after tasting. An immersion blender makes this a snap.

Jun 27, 2012

Liked!! My husband is not a huge fan of cauliflower.. So 3 stars is god! Look forward to trying again! Might try cooking the CF in broth for added flavor!

Oct 02, 2012

I altered it a bit because we are dairy free :( but I put a tbsp of margarine, a clove of garlic, s and p, 2oz manchego (sheep milk) cheese and some water in the food processor. OMG! So Good!

Jun 24, 2012

It was crumbly rather than creamy but I liked it. I baked mine on the grill while the steak grilled, and it is about 400 degrees at that spot int he 'oven' (grill).


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  • Calories
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.3 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 14 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 4.6 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 639 mg
  • 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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