This keto mashed cauliflower is a great substitute to replace your regular mashed potatoes with during keto. It’s an ideal side dish to combine with a tasty piece of meat or fish.

1 serving of this mashed cauliflower has only 2.2 grams of net carbs.

keto mashed cauliflower

The ingredients for this recipe

Cauliflower: You’ll need a medium-sized cauliflower of about 1 kg (2.2 lbs) for this dish. You can also use frozen cauliflower florets.

Sour cream: if you are not a fan of sour cream, you can replace it with cream cheese.

Seasoning: in this recipe I use salt, pepper, garlic powder and nutmeg. You can add more or less spices to taste.

(Optional) Olive oil: You can drizzle a teaspoon of olive oil over the cauliflower puree to finish.


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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 portions
Calories 112



  • Add water to a medium-sized pot and let the water boil.
  • Add the cauliflower florets to the boiling water and cook until they are tender.
  • Drain the cauliflower florets through a strainer and return them to the pot. (Do not put the pot back on the fire)
  • Add the butter, sour cream and spices and blend with an immersion blender until mashed.
  • (You can also use a potato masher for this)
  • serve.
Calories: 112kcal
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten-free, ketogenic


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g

Can I make this recipe without an immersion blender?

Yes, you can also make the keto mashed cauliflower with a potato masher or you can also mix it in a food processor.

How can I store this keto mashed cauliflower?

You can store the remaining mashed cauliflower in a container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days after preparation or in the freezer for up to 2 months.


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