Roasted Cauliflower Mash

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.


10 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
Here’s a tempting yet lower-carb alternative to traditional side dishes of spuds or rice. Guests who don’t detect the cauliflower might even think it’s mashed potatoes! —Jane McGlothren, Daphne, Alabama
Roasted Cauliflower Mash Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium heads cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower, oil, garlic and Greek seasoning. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Transfer cauliflower to a large bowl. Mash cauliflower with cheese, sour cream, bacon and butter. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 224 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.