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Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower is a welcome, detoxifying change from our typical mashed potatoes. Serve with roast chicken or turkey and cranberry relish for a holiday meal any time of the year.


1.5 lbs cauliflower (one head is perfect)

1-2 cloves garlic, peeled

1/4 to 1/3 cup Vegenaise or mayonnaise

1/4 to 1/3 tsp. salt or Herbamare

Freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Bring medium to large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add cauliflower and garlic.
  3. Cook for 15 minutes or until tender, drain.
  4. In a food processor, process cauliflower, garlic, Vegenaise (or mayonnaise), salt (or Herbamare) until creamy.
  5. Season with pepper, if desired

Recipe adapted from the Washburn Culinary Institute – Fall 2006 Culinary Cook Shop for the American Dietetic Association Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group

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