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5 from 6 votes

Mashed Cauliflower

With a little bit of romano and parmesan cheese, accompanied with garlic and just a pinch of cream cheese, the balance of ingredients makes this the best cauliflower mashed potatoes ever.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower, fake mashed potatoes, keto, keto mashed potatoes, mashed cauliflower
Servings: 4
Calories: 112kcal


  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbs romano cheese optional
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Place cauliflower florets and garlic clove on a lined baking sheet, and drizzle olive oil over the top.
  • Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
  • Roast for 15-20 minutes until cauliflower is starting to brown and is tender.
  • Transfer half the cauliflower, and the garlic to a food processor; cover and blend on high. Add remaining cauliflower florets, one at a time, until creamy.
  • Add Parmesan cheese, Romano cheese, and Cream cheese, and pulse until fully incorporated.
  • Taste, then season with salt, and black pepper to preference.


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 103IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg