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Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Faux-tatoes.

Updated: Nov 20, 2022

Easy & quick low-carb, faux mashed potatoes.

Gluten-free, Keto, Nut-free & Sugar-free..

This super easy & quick recipe for cauliflower faux-tatoes will satisfy your carb cravings and is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish.

Makes approximately 6 servings.



  • 1 head of cauliflower

  • 1 tbsp. butter

  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 50g cream cheese

  • 1 tsp xanthan gum or arrowroot starch

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 60g mozzarella cheese (shredded)

Step 1:

Break cauliflower into small pieces and place into glass bowl with butter, cream & garlic cloves. Microwave for 6 minutes, stir to coat cauliflower with butter & cream, and microwave for another 6 minutes. Check larger pieces with a fork to ensure they are tender.

Step 2:

Place cauliflower & liquid into a blender or food processor with cream cheese, xanthan gum or arrowroot starch, garlic powder, salt & pepper. Blend until smooth. Add in mozzarella cheese and blend again. Let faux-tatoes sit about 10 minutes before serving.

Step 3:

Top with chives or extra butter if desired.

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