Creamy and Delicious Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Keto Recipe for a Healthy Twist

July 17, 2023

Looking for a satisfying and healthy alternative to traditional mashed potatoes? Look no further! We'll share a fantastic cauliflower mashed potatoes keto recipe that will tantalize your taste buds while keeping you on track with your health goals. Cauliflower is the perfect versatile vegetable that can be transformed into a creamy and delicious mashed potato substitute, ideal for those following a keto or low-carb diet. We'll also explore some delectable dishes to enjoy alongside your cauliflower mashed potatoes, making for a complete and fulfilling meal.

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Keto Recipe 


  • 1 medium-sized head of cauliflower 
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced 
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or ghee 
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream or full-fat coconut milk 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Optional toppings: chopped fresh herbs (parsley, chives, or rosemary), grated cheese, or crispy bacon bits.


  1. Wash the cauliflower thoroughly and cut it into florets. 
  2. Steam or boil the cauliflower florets until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Drain well. 
  3. In a separate small pan, melt the butter or ghee over low heat. 
  4. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, being careful not to burn it. 
  5. Transfer the cooked cauliflower to a food processor or blender. 
  6. Add the sautéed garlic and butter/ghee mixture. 
  7. Blend until smooth and creamy, gradually adding the heavy cream or coconut milk to achieve the desired consistency. 
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the seasoning as needed. 
  9. Transfer the cauliflower mashed potatoes to a serving dish. 
  10. Sprinkle with your choice of optional toppings like fresh herbs, grated cheese, or crispy bacon bits. 
  11. Serve hot and enjoy the guilt-free indulgence!

Delicious Dishes to Pair with Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Keto Grilled Chicken Breast: 

  1. Marinate chicken breasts in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and your favourite herbs. 
  2. Grill until cooked through and serve alongside your cauliflower mashed potatoes for a protein-packed and satisfying meal. 

Pan-Seared Salmon: 

  1. Season salmon filets with salt, pepper, and your preferred spices (such as paprika or dill). 
  2. Sear the salmon in a hot pan with a drizzle of olive oil until crispy on the outside and cooked to your liking inside. 
  3. Serve the salmon on top of a bed of cauliflower mashed potatoes for a delightful combination of flavours. 

Sautéed Garlic Shrimp: 

  1. In a skillet, heat some olive oil and sauté minced garlic until fragrant. 
  2. Add peeled and deveined shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink and opaque. 
  3. Sprinkle with fresh herbs (such as parsley) and serve alongside your cauliflower mashed potatoes for a seafood feast. 

Roasted Vegetables: 

  1. Toss a variety of low-carb vegetables (such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and bell peppers) with olive oil, salt, and pepper. 
  2. Roast in the oven until tender and slightly caramelized. 
  3. Serve the roasted vegetables alongside your cauliflower mashed potatoes for a well-rounded and colourful meal.

With this cauliflower mashed potatoes keto recipe and a selection of flavourful dishes to pair it with, you can enjoy a healthy twist on a classic comfort food. The creamy and delicious cauliflower mash will satisfy your cravings while keeping you on track with your keto or low-carb lifestyle. Experiment with different toppings and pair it with your favourite protein or roasted vegetables for a complete and nutritious meal. So, grab a head of cauliflower and get ready to whip up a scrumptious and keto-friendly alternative to traditional mashed potatoes in the comfort of your own kitchen. If you want to skip the prep work try LiveFit Foods popular KETO Youie's Beef Stroganoff. A flavourful, rich beef stroganoff, loaded with onions and mushrooms, served atop creamy cauliflower mash, a family favourite for over 35 years! Order yours today!

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