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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Mom used this recipe as a way to get my kids to eat a vegetable other than potatoes. It's now a family favorite and a "must" for Thanksgiving!—Carine Nadel, Laguna Hills, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 3-1/2 to 4 pounds medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 large head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place cauliflower in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-12 minutes or until very tender. Drain; cool slightly. Place in a blender; add the milk, butter, salt and pepper. Cover and process until smooth.
  • Drain potatoes and mash. Add cauliflower mixture and mix well. Transfer to a large serving bowl.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 143 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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