Karen Rose Tank, MS-Integrative Nutrition, Health & Diabetes Coach

Mashed Cauliflower

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes


8 people


2 heads cauliflower, washed and cut into large pieces
2 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
black pepper to taste
optional: 4 cloves garlic, smashed
4 carrots, chopped


1.Steam the cauliflower pieces until very tender. Optional to add garlic cloves and carrots into your pot to steam. 

2.Puree cauliflower in a food processor  or simply mash with a potato masher or hand blender

3.Add in olive oil or coconut oil and salt and pepper

4.Reheat in a casserole dish in the oven at 350° for 20 minutes



This cauliflower dish (which I make in place of mashed potatoes) is perfect for a gluten-free, Paleo Thanksgiving.  Including a few carrots adds beautiful orange color.