Cauliflower-Potato Mash


This creamy side calls for just 20 minutes of hands-on time.

Cauliflower-Potato Mash
Photo: Aya Brackett
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
5 cups


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 medium head cauliflower (2 pounds), cut into florets (about 4 1/2 cups)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 ½ pound Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed or peeled, and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1 ¼ cup milk

  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil, melted

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • Green onions, chopped (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly coat shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place cauliflower in pan; drizzle with oil. Toss to coat. Roast 30 to 40 minutes or until just browned, stirring occasionally.

  2. Place potatoes in large saucepan with salted water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until very tender. Drain; return potatoes to saucepan. Mash with potato masher; set aside.

  3. Place cauliflower in food processor; cover and process until very finely chopped, adding 2 Tbsp. of the milk. Add cauliflower mixture to potatoes in saucepan. Add remaining milk, the coconut oil, salt, and black pepper. Heat through over medium heat, stirring frequently. Top with green onions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
6g Fat
14g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 151mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 27.9mg 140%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 456mg 10%
Folate, total 39.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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