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5 from 2 votes
This garlicky cauliflower mash is an excellent replacement to mashed potatoes and is a great accompaniment to meat mains. This recipe requires a food processor. If you don't have a food processor, you can instead use a potato masher, finely chop the garlic and mix well.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: British, Mediterranean
Keyword: Cauliflower, garlic, gluten free, low carb, low carb recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 134kcal


  • 1 medium cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to season


  • Add the cauliflower florets to a pan of boiling water. Reduce to a simmer and allow to cook until the cauliflower has softened about 6-7 minutes. The cauliflower should be relatively soft but not overcooked.
  • Drain the water and add the cooked cauliflower to a food processor. Add the garlic, a generous tablespoon of olive oil, sea salt and a pinch of pepper. Season to taste and enjoy.


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 7g

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