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Sour Cream and Cheddar Mashed Cauliflower

This is the best low carb mashed cauliflower recipe. Smooth and creamy with sour cream and cheddar. A delicious keto side dish recipe. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 138 kcal


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup full fat sour cream
  • 4 oz sharp aged Cheddar cheese grated, plus a few tablespoons for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place a steam basket into a large saucepan and fill with a few inches of water.
  2. Cut cauliflower into florets and rinse with water. Place in pot along with garlic cloves and steam until tender, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Drain and transfer to the bowl of a food processor, including garlic cloves.
  4. Puree until smooth.
  5. Return to empty pot and stir in sour cream and grated cheese until creamy and smooth.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with cheese for garnish.

Recipe Notes

Serves 6. Each serving has 9 g of carbs and 3.5 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 5.5 g.

Nutrition Facts
Sour Cream and Cheddar Mashed Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving (1 serving - about 1/2 cup)
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Carbohydrates 8.1g3%
Fiber 2.8g11%
Protein 7.6g15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.