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Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

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This blue cheese mashed cauliflower is a low carb side dish which is packed with flavor! A super easy recipe that works well with roasted meat.

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower - a low carb and keto side dish with a full-on flavor!

 

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I've been making mashed cauliflower as an alternative to potato for over ten years! In fact, I even wrote a post about all the low carb ways to use cauli mash!

I often make Horseradish Cauliflower Mash, but the other day I decided to make something even bolder – and add blue cheese crumbles! The flavor is strong, so it's the perfect accompaniment for some grilled or roasted meat.

How to Make Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

Cook the cauliflower until super tender using whichever method you prefer. I love the frozen microwave steam packets, but boiling the cauliflower is fine too! Transfer the cooked cauliflower to a large bowl (drained, if necessary), and add cream cheese and some blue cheese crumbles. 

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower - a low carb and keto side dish with a full-on flavor!

Use a potato masher to mash everything together. 

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower - a low carb and keto side dish with a full-on flavor!

Alternatively, process the cauliflower mixture in a food processor, shown below. As you might expect, it makes the finished dish much smoother – but you might prefer a rougher texture!

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower - a low carb and keto side dish with a full-on flavor!

Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper as necessary. 

Transfer to a serving bowl or plate and serve, garnished with a little chopped parsley.

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower - a low carb and keto side dish with a full-on flavor!

 

Now I will admit that at first glance, it looks like regular cauli mash. But the taste is SO different! 

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower - a low carb and keto side dish with a full-on flavor!

 

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

Blue Cheese Mashed Cauliflower

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This blue cheese mashed cauliflower is a low carb side dish which is packed with flavor! A super easy recipe that works well with roasted meat.

Ingredients

  • 16 oz frozen cauliflower florets
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook the cauliflower until super tender using whichever method you prefer. Transfer the cooked cauliflower to a large bowl (drained, if necessary), and add cream cheese and some blue cheese crumbles. 
  2. Use a potato masher to mash everything together. Use a food processor if you prefer a smoother finish.
  3. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper as necessary. 
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl or plate and serve, garnished with a little chopped parsley.

Notes

4g net carbs per serving (quarter of the recipe)

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 108Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 21mgSodium 233mgCarbohydrates 7gNet Carbohydrates 4gFiber 3gSugar 3gProtein 5g

Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.

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