Whipped Cauliflower

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Once you try this easy recipe for whipped cauliflower you might just forget all about mashed potatoes…it’s that good!


  • 1 head cauliflower, leaves and stem removed and cut into 23 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground pepper


  1. Steam cauliflower until tender, about 10-12 minutes. A paring knife should slip into the cauliflower easily.
  2. Put cauliflower into food processor with butter, cream cheese and salt. Process until completely smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Taste and add salt if needed. Place in serving dish, grind fresh pepper on top and serve.


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