Two Ingredient Mashed Cauliflower

An amazing and healthier substitute for mashed potatoes. One cup of boiled cauliflower has about 30 calories while boiled white potatoes yields about 134 calories. Mashed cauliflower can also be dressed as its potato counterpart - butter, cheese, fresh herbs, chopped veggies - if you can imagine it, it can be done to mashed cauliflower. 

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4
Author Anna-Marie Walsh


  • 2-16 oz. package of frozen cauliflower
  • 1-32 oz. carton of broth (any flavor of your choice)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large saucepan, add the frozen cauliflower, broth, and a pinch of salt to a boil. 

  2. Simmer on medium for 20 minutes, until cauliflower is tender.
  3. Drain cauliflower and add back to the saucepan. 

  4. Using a potato masher, mash the cauliflower while mixing in any spices or mix-ins of your choice. 

  5. Leave the cauliflower slightly chunky as you would leave small chunks in mashed potatoes.
  6. Serve immediately.