Creamy mashed cauliflower

Creamy mashed cauliflower

Creamy mashed cauliflower


  • 4 slices center cut bacon
  • 6 cups (about 24 oz) cauliflower florets
  • 3 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/3 cup 1% buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon whipped butter
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • fresh black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives, divided
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced fat shredded cheddar


  1. Fry bacon in a skillet until crisp. When done, remove from skillet and let it rest in paper towels to remove excess oil. Crumble and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add califlower and garlic. Cook for about 15-20 minutes until tender. Drain water and return cauliflower to pot and add buttermilk and butter.
  4. Using a hand blender, puree cauliflower mixture until smooth. Stir in 1 tbsp of chives and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Pour puree evenly to 4 individual casseroles or one 8×8 casserole dish. Top with cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon. Bake for about 5 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and has melted. Top with remaining chives and serve warm.
  6. Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

Servings: 4 | Size: 3/4 cup | Points+: 3 pts | Smart Points: 2 | Calories: 112 | Fat: 5.5 g | Carb: 10 g | Fiber: 4 g | Protein: 1.5 g | Sugar: 0 g | Sodium: 107 g (without the salt)

All posted nutrition information is approximate and has been calculated using the nutrition calculator on Skinny Points makes no guarantees of accuracy and use of different brands may change the nutrition information.

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