Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

A great way to trick a picky eater into eating more veggies! Cauliflower mashes up just like a potato – mix with your favorite topping and enjoy! 

1 head of cauliflower, trimmed
1/4 cup low-fat, plain greek yogurt (or reduced-fat sour cream)
2 oz reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Steam the cauliflower florets until tender. Drain and put into a bowl.
3. Mash well and mix in all other ingredients.
4. Spoon into a baking dish, cover and bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Recipe adapted from SparkRecipes



Filed under Nourish the Body

6 responses to “Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

  1. Shane Organ

    I’ve always wanted to try mashed cauliflower as I’m trying to stay away from starchier veggies and incorporate more nutrients into my day. This recipe also looks easy enough for me to try. Thanks.

    Any ideas if this sort of concept works with other vegetables as well?

    • Sweet potatoes (while still a little starchy) are packed full of nutrients! I love making oven fries with sweet potatoes.
      Also, another great trick to hide veggies is in a tomato pasta sauce! Blend up some spinach and carrots and stir into the tomato sauce – the red hides it well! The carrots add a little sweetness. Delicious!

      • Shane Organ

        Sounds great. I’ve also made sweet potato fries in the oven. Amazing.

        Recently I discovered that I’m gluten intolerant so the past sauce may have to hold off until I’m brave enough to try spaghetti squash. Have you had?

        Thanks for the tips!

      • I have tried spaghetti squash – I enjoyed it!! Check out my latest blog post 😉

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