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Keto Mashed Potatoes

Keto Mashed Potatoes

Having keto mashed potatoes with a creamy, garlic and butter flavor is easy to make and possible on keto. They are a healthy, low carb option and the key to great taste is packing them full of flavor!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 193.1 kcal


  • Food Processor


  • 1 medium head of cauliflower
  • 6 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a frying pan on medium heat melt butter and add in garlic. Saute garlic on a controlled heat for 2 minutes where you don't burn or evaporate all of your butter. Turn off heat and set aside.
  • Cut up chunks of the head of cauliflower. Start a pot of boiling water. Once boiling add in a teaspoon of salt then add in cauliflower. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until fork tender.
  • In a food proccesor, add in cauliflower then turn on machine. Slowly, add in garlic butter into top spout. If you notice the cauliflower stops moving around stop, then mix around and replace the top and continue.
  • When cauliflower is smooth, remove. Finally, season to taste with salt and pepper then serve.


Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Thicker mash, parmesan cheese that's grated is a great way to do this. Honestly, outside of dairy the only way to make it thicker is less butter. This will result in a more chunky type of cauliflower mash. For a recommendation, cut the butter in half for this recipe.
  • Thinner mash, this one is easy the more liquid you add the thinner it will get. You can add so much it turns into soup. Try things such as heavy cream, sour cream or even more savory things like chicken stock.
  • Using heavy cream or sour cream, be careful with these. I have found it doesn't produce much flavor for either due to the strong taste of the cauliflower. It makes the mix very liquid-like if you aren't using something to thicken it back up. I don't include these but I do want you to know your options in playing with it.
  • Make it loaded, in the photos you'll see where I added sharp cheddar cheese and bacon. You can't go wrong with this.


Nutrition Facts
Keto Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 193.1 Calories from Fat 159
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.7g27%
Saturated Fat 11.1g69%
Trans Fat 0.7g
Cholesterol 45.8mg15%
Sodium 180.9mg8%
Carbohydrates 7.7g3%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 2.8g3%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Keto Mashed Potatoes
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